Riihisaari – Lake Saimaa Nature and Museum Centre 

Riihisaari is home to the exhibitions of Savonlinna Provincial Museum and Saimaa Nature Exhibition centre run by Metsähallitus. There are also Tourist Information in Riihisaari.

The Provincial Museum concentrates on the history of South Savo and particularly on preserving, studying and presenting the history of sailing on Lake Saimaa. During the summer the unique steamships moored at the museum are open to visitors. There are also a nice gift shop and free wi-fi for the costumers at Riihisaari.


Open daily 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

May daily 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

10.4., 19.–20.6., 6.12. and 14.–24.12.2020.

PLEASE NOTE: our temporary exhibitions and museum shop, as well as the Savonlinna tourist information desk, have moved to new premises for the duration of the current museum’s renovation. Our new address is Tottinkatu 6a, 57130 Savonlinna (also known as Nälkälinnanmäki). The renovation of Riihisaari will last for around a year.

Location of temporary premises
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Tottinkatu 6a, 57130 Savonlinna 
Tel: +358 44417 4466
riihisaari (at) savonlinna.fi