The Local History Museum

The small archipelago town of Pargas is a real treasure-throve for travellers interested in history and heritage. Start your day with a visit to the Local History Museum with it's several traditional wood built houses that have been rescued to the site from different parts of Pargas. At the museum families can try their skills with different old time games and listen to stories told by our skilled guides about daily lives in times past.

The Industrial Museum

A visit to the Industrial Museum at the edge of the lime stone quarry will provide you with a view of the large quarry as well as an insight in the importance of mining in Pargas.The Geological Exhibit in one of the buildings at the quarry contains 2 billion years of lime stone history.

Old Town Malmen

Crossing over the small channel bridge will bring you to the pittoresque Old Town. Use the camera on your smartphone to explore the history of this area at the different signs set up along the walkway across Old Town.

Current Events

Our museums are closed until Summer 2021.

Opening Hours

Pargas Local History Museum

June 1st - August 31st 2021, Tuesdays to Sundays 11-16:00.

Closed during Midsummer: 25th - 27th of June.

The Industrial Museum

July 1st - August 15th 2021,
Thursdays to Sundays 11-16:00.