Location and Accessibility
Riihisaari is located in Savonlinna’s old town district, a stone’s throw from Olavinlinna Castle, and can be easily found by following signposts pointing to Olavinlinna. Our address is as follows: Riihisaari, 57130 Savonlinna.
The main building of Riihisaari is an old crown granary, built in 1852 and preserved as a site of cultural and historical merit. Despite the challenges posed by these antiquated premises, the building is completely wheelchair accessible.
The museum building at Riihisaari is air-conditioned, with pleasantly cool display spaces even on the hottest days.
|The customer service, tourist information and ticket sales desk is in the immediate vicinity of the main entrance. Assistive personnel may enter free of charge.
|The main museum building is wheelchair accessible. The museum ships are not wheelchair accessible.
|There is one accessible parking space in front of the museum building. Usage requires the parking card for people with reduced mobility. Additionally, the nearby parking lot has two accessible parking spaces.
|The main building’s second floor can be accessed by elevator. If necessary, customer service staff can guide customers to the elevator.
|Assistance dogs are welcome in Riihisaari. Other dogs, if well behaved, may enter the customer service area but not the exhibition spaces.
|The public toilets are downstairs, behind the customer service desk. Accessible toilet facilities are included.
|Baby changing facilities are in the public toilets, behind the customer service desk.
|There is an unguarded, unattended coat rack near the customer service area.
|The museum shop is downstairs in the customer service area, and is freely accessible during museum opening hours.
|The surroundings of the Riihisaari main building are not for parking, with the exception of one accessible parking space in front of the museum building. The Riihisaari parking lot is approx. 100 m from the building, and is open to the public outside of the Opera Festival season (roughly mid-August – mid-June). This parking lot has two accessible parking spaces.
Accordingly, summertime visitors should remember that public parking near Riihisaari may be difficult to find. We recommend leaving your car a bit further away and enjoying a scenic summer stroll through Savonlinna. For further information, refer to the municipal maps of public parking spaces in central Savonlinna.
Customer Service Riihisaari
Tel. 044 417 4466
Postal Address: Riihisaari, 57130 Savonlinna
Visiting Address: Riihisaari
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