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Lazaret Museum

The goal of the Turku Lazaret Museum is to record the history of the oldest hospital in Finland, functional without interruptions since 1759, as well as to preserve its equipment and to collect folklore of the hospital.

General opening hours

Turku Lazaret Museum is open the first weekday Monday of every month from 2 pm to 6 pm. In addition, the museum can visited by appointment. Visiting the museum and guidance around the museum is free.

General opening hours:

  • Monday 3 June 2024 from 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Monday 1 July 2024 from 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Monday 5 August 2024 from 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Sunday 25 August 2024 from 12 pm to 4 pm (Southwest Finland Museum Day)
  • Monday 2 September 2024 from 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Sunday 15 September 2024 from 12 pm to 4 pm (Turku Day)
  • Monday 7 October 2024 from 2 pm to 6 pm

The museum is also open annually on the Southwest Finland Museum Day (last Sunday in August), Turku Day (third Sunday in September), the anniversary of the founding of the Lazaret museum on 30 October and the anniversary of the founding of Turku Hospital on 17 December. Please check the opening hours before each theme day on this page.

Historical walking tours

Historical walking tours of Kiinamyllynmäki are organized again in the summer of 2024. The dates will be informed on this webpage at the turn of May and June.

Guidance and additional information

museum curator
tel. 050 571 4030
lasarettimuseo@varha.fi

Welcome to the Turku Lazaret Museum!