This museum is located in the old Fishing Harbour of Kaskinen. Kaskinen is surrounded by exceptionally good fishing waters. Over the centuries fishing has been the most important source of income for the locals. This museum is a journey to the old ways of catching and preserving a fish.
This unique little shop of Anne is in her home, which is a beautiful blue house close to the Northern end of Raatihuoneenkatu. The entrance is the same as the front door of her home, so just enter the yard and ring the doorbell.
The museum exhibits a middle class home from the 1850s in original state, and the history of Kaskinen. In the museum you can familiarize yourself with the long tradition of shipping, old fashioned style, local artists’ works and objects that tell you about the old times.
Kalaranta, the old fishing barn site in Kaskinen, takes you back to a time when fishing was the town's most important livelihood. Here on Myllykallio - the Wind mill hill - you can still smell tar and Baltic herring on the barns and fishing net racks.
James & Raija Murray's charming ceramic shop and atelier. Open whenever this Irish-Finnish couple is at home. You will find them either in the shop or working in the atelier building in the yard. You are also welcome to look around in their beautiful garden.
A charming retro style shop in an old bakery that is situated behind the beautiful yellow house of the artist and shop owner Sonja Lapveteläinen. Open whenever Sonja is at home, just ring the doorbell.
The founder of Kaskinen, Peter Johan Bladh built this house in the 18th century. According to the rumor, it was originally built in Sweden, then taken into pieces, transferred to Finland by ship and rebuilt on its current location in 1788.