Sunday 30.7.


Lace and handicraft exhibitions

Museums and attractions

Artists’ studios and art exhibitions


Women laughing on the streets of old Rauma.

10.00 Mantin Maailma courtyard market   

A traditional courtyard market and Finnish handicrafts. 

Open until the evening  
Kuninkaankatu 30, inner courtyard  
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10.00–18.00 Open courtyards and flea markets in Old Rauma

During Lace Week, the residents of Old Rauma open their private courtyards to the public. Visitors can explore the beautiful courtyards where they can buy drinks and snacks and browse the flea markets organised by the residents. Please note that the flea markets may be postponed if it rains. Participating residents’ courtyards can be identified by a sign bearing the Old Rauma Association logo. 

The courtyards are open to the public as specified by the residents, but most of them welcome visitors between 10.00-18.00.
A map showing the locations of open courtyards.

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11.00 Mask Theatre for children 

Performed by Anniina Ukkonen.
Rauma Art Museum, courtyard, Kuninkaankatu 37 

12.00 Park Yoga 

Free park yoga for everyone. Bring your own yoga mat.  

The Ruins of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Vanhankirkonkatu 

14.00 Story of the day  

Nortamo-Seor performs a daily changing piece of writing by Hj. Nortamo and Tauno Koskela written in the Rauma dialect. The pieces of writing are read by Ossi Paavola.  

Kirsti’s courtyard, Pohjankatu 3 

18.00 “Hiilloksen äärellä” – music for viola and guitar  

A concert with Miikka Hakomäki on viola and Jonne Grans on guitar. 

The Rauma parish
Kodisjoki Church, Kodisjoentie 1445  

19.00. Pyyrman’s drum performance marking the end of the 53rd Lace Week  

The Rauma parish 
Kodisjoki Church, Kodisjoentie 1445 

20.00 The last evening song of Lace Week from the towers of the city 

The Rauma Brass Band Association welcomes visitors to Rauma in honour of Lace Week. Pihla Pakaslahti. 

Old Town Hall, Valtakatu 2 

Lace and handicraft exhibitions 

Lacepillow on display at the exhibition.

This year, the Culture House Poselli is the house of lace. Poselli features lace exhibitions by Rauman Nyplääjät ry and Pitsikeskus Emelia. 

Opening hours: 10.00–14.00
Culture House Poselli, Nortamonkatu 12 

Pitsikeskus Emelia 20 years  

The exhibition presents the work of Helena Honka-Hallila, who has been named Lace Maker of the Year 2022. Works of Impi Emelia Alanko, a founding member of Pitsikeskus Emelia, and Hilkka Lehtinen, an honorary member of Pitsikeskus Emelia, are also featured in the exhibition. 

Rauman Nyplääjät ry’s exhibition

Rauman Nyplääjät ry’s exhibition features traditional Rauma lace. You can meet lace makers every day. You also have the opportunity to try your hand at lace making under the tutelage of an instructor. You can buy lace making supplies and ready-made items with lace decorations at the sales desk. You can also participate in a raffle.  

Crochet and crafts then and now  

This year, Kodisjoki Marthas’ summer exhibition explores the history and present day of crochet and leisure-time handicrafts. Summer café.   

Opening hours: 12.00–16.00
Seppä Croft, Kodisjoentie 1499, Kodisjoki 

Arts and crafts stores selling lace-making supplies 


A lace shop that sells all kinds of lace products, such as lace tablecloths, trays, patterns, linen fabrics, linen yarns, lace pillows, and lace-making supplies. You can also see a lace maker at work when you visit the shop. 

Opening hours: 10.00–14.00
Kauppakatu 29  

Kajava – Lahja ja käsityö

An arts and crafts store that sells lace tablecloths, handkerchiefs, bookmarks, roses, candles and napkins, as well as lace-making supplies and linen cloths. Various yarns and other handicrafts are also available for sale. 

Opening hours: 10.00–14.00 and when the door is open!
Kuninkaankatu 28 

Purkki Aitta handicraft store 

A rustic garden with many delightful details. Get inspiration for your own yard from the playhouse, large terrace, and the outdoor sauna. Purkki Aita sells Finnish handicrafts. 

Opening hours: 12.00–15.00 and also by appointment
Santtahkontie 1
Tel: +358 45 139 6960, 

Museums and attractions 

Old Rauma Museum Town Hall in the evening sun.

Marela, the home of shipowners

Marela showcases the life and lifestyle of a wealthy shipowner and his family at the turn of the 1900s, the golden age of seafaring in Rauma. Embroidery and cozy comfort – a Biedermeier parlour in Rauma style. Explore the display of the Biedermeier-style interior and learn about embroidery, a handicraft style that was popular in the era. A sailing boat from the 1920s is displayed in the Marela boatshed. 

Single ticket to one museum site: adults 6 €, seniors/unemployed/students/groups
3 €. Tour ticket (valid in Marela, Kirsti, Old Town Hall, Rauma Art Museum): adults 8 €, seniors/unemployed/students/groups 6 €. Free admission with the Museum Card. Free admission for visitors under the age of 18.

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Kauppakatu 24  

Kirsti – Sailor’s Home Museum

The Sailor’s Home Museum Kirsti takes visitors back to the olden days. The beautifully preserved courtyard and its buildings give a good idea of what the Old Rauma area looked like a couple of hundred years ago. The interior on the other hand shows how people lived in Old Rauma in different time periods.  You can also see a lace maker at work during your visit. 

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Admission fee: see Marela
Pohjankatu 3 

Old Town Hall 

In the Old Town Hall, you will find the museum shop Kistupuad, where you can buy local handicrafts and souvenirs. Rauma Museum presents the history of the Rauma lace through its extensive collection of lace in the Old Town Hall. Olga Kublitskaya brings her international bobbin lace exhibition entitled “Sounds of lace” to the Old Town Hall. You can also meet a lace maker at work during your visit. 

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Admission fee: see Marela
Kauppakatu 13 raatihuone  

Rauma Art Museum  

Rauma Art Museum celebrates art and creativity that doesn’t fit into predefined categories with the museum’s summer exhibition “Lintu ja kala!” (“Fish and Fowl!”). The exhibition highlights both classics of contemporary folk art and new promising creators of contemporary art. Many artists are involved in this exhibition.  

Opening hours: 10.00–17.00
Admission fee: see Marela
Kuninkaankatu 37  

Sammallahdenmäki, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

A Bronze Age burial site in Kivikylä, Lappi, consisting of a total of 36 burial cairns. 

Savulaaksontie 181 ja Sammallahdentie, Lappi 

Rauma Maritime Museum 

The Rauma Maritime Museum’s permanent exhibition explores the history of seafaring, maritime education and shipbuilding in Rauma and the life of sailors both at sea and on land. The old Nautical College building explores the history of maritime education in Rauma and tests out modern methods of education in a navigation simulator. The museum’s renewed room, “Raumanmeri”, explores the themes of environmental education.  

Opening hours: 11.00–17.00
Tickets: adults 9,50 €, seniors, students 7,50 €, children 3 € and family (2 adults + 3 children) 21€. Free admission with the Museum Card.  
Kalliokatu 34 

Tammela House

Tammela House introduces UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Old Rauma’s renovation projects. 

Opening hours: 11.00–17.00
Eteläpitkäkatu 17 

The Teresia and Rafael Lönnström Home Museum 

The Teresia and Rafael Lönnström Home Museum showcases the unique home and art collection of the industrialist couple from Rauma. In the Museum gallery you can learn more about previous and current Lönnström contemporary art projects.  

Opening hours: 12.00–16.00
Admission fee: adults 5 €, seniors and students 3 €, free admission for visitors under the age of 18. Free admission with the Museum Card.
Syväraumankatu 41  

Kiikartorni observation tower

The Kiikartorni observation tower on the Fåfänga headland offers a beautiful view of the Rauma archipelago and marina. 

Opening hours: 10.00–20.00
Suvitie 10 

Local History Museum Muina

You can explore and learn about life in the past at this rustic and charming location. A horse in the turns of Rauma history exhibition is displayed at Muina. It includes objects from Muina’s collections. You can find sheep from Ali-Unkin tila farm, located in Eurajoki, grazing the pastures. 

Opening hours: 14.00–16.00
Muinantie 7, Vasarainen 

The Old Rauma Telephone Museum  

The exhibition explores the history of the telephone. The collection is based on material collected over 50 years, the oldest of which dates back to 1870 and the most recent to the 2020s. In the museum, you can explore and learn more about the history of past technology and get tips for the restoration and repair of old telephone devices.  

Opening hours: 11.00–19.00
Eteläpitkäkatu 22
Facebook Rauman Puhelinmuseo 

Ylen Homestead Art Museum 

The museum features Väinö and Hilma Ylen’s folk art exhibition and ITE artist Väinö Ylen’s sculpture exhibition. The museum showcases over 200 concrete figures depicting past life and famous athletes and politicians. 

Opening hours: 12.00–16.00
Admission fee: adults 5 €, children 3 €
Kodisjoentie 1535, Kodisjoki 

Lappi Regional Museum

A museum site consisting of seven buildings. You can visit a summer exhibition at the Eskelä storehouse or a renewed exhibition at the Jokinen House. The site also has a stone granary, five church stables, and a bell tower. 

Opening hours: 10.00–15.00
Museotie 2, Lappi
Tel. +358 50 378 0227 

Artists’ studios and art exhibitions 

Various paintings on display in the artist`s studio.

Art Studio Heli Väisänen   

An atmospheric studio in the idyllic Heikkla yard.   

Opening hours: 11.00–15.00
Heikkla’s art courtyard, Itäkatu 4 

Art Studio Mika Honkanen  

“Mont eri lai” (“Many Different Kinds”) exhibition displays paintings and drawings.   

Opening hours: 12.00–18.00
Isoraastuvankatu 7, Tel. +358 40 753 0774 

Gallery Kempas

New paintings and graphics from 2022 by Lasse Kempas. 

Opening hours: by appointment
Villa la Mar, Ylinenkatu 6
Tel. +358 500 325 309 

Gallery Sanna Saarinen

The gallery features wall hanging art and sculptures made of hand-woven fabric, recycled material, and wood. 

Opening hours: 10.00–14.00
Heikkla’s art courtyard, Itäkatu 4  

Gallery Tuula Kallas

Studio exhibition display unique paintings and cards by Tuula Kallas. 

Opening hours: 11.00–18.00
Koulukatu 3 B
Tel. +358 44 9877 293 

Inspira summer exhibition

Exhibition of the works of the members of the art association. Works include, for example, paintings, sculptures, and cards. The pieces are available for sale. Some pieces can be taken home immediately, some can be taken only after the exhibition closes. 

Opening hours: 12.00–18.00
Nokan torppa, Suvitie 10 

Ceramic Art Kirsi Backman

The gallery features unique ceramics, metal sculptures and reliefs by Kirsi Backman.   

Opening hours: 12.0015.00
Kuninkaankatu 21  

Keramos, “Kesän sylissä” (“In the Arms of Summer”) summer exhibition  

Ceramics group Keramos’ summer exhibition at the fortress island of Kuuskajaskari, Fagerström’s cottage. 

Opening hours: 11.00–19.00
Fagerström’s cottage, Kuuskajaskari Island, Archipelago 

Kuutti Lavonen ja Auleenin talo 

Taiteilija Kuutti Lavosen grafiikan pysyvä myyntinäyttely. Esillä myös raumalaistaiteilija Hulda Leifsdottirin maalauksia. 

Opening hours: 12.00–16.00
Kuninkaankatu 36
Tel. +358 50 342 52 40 

La Mia Luce Nera – Minun musta valoni

Exhibition showcasing the works of Eveliina Nera, Kerttuli Nera and Roope Laiho.

Opening hours: 12.00–16.00
Hauenguanon Antiikki, Kuninkaankatu 52

“Luotaamaton alue” (“The Unsurveyed Area”)  

An independent cultural event in the Bothnian Sea National Park in the Rauma archipelago and online. The exhibition is on display at Päiväranta farm in Nurmes. 

Nurmes, Rauma Archipelago 

“Metsistä ja järvien rannoilta” (“From Forests and Lakeshores”)  

An exhibition showcasing crafts where recycled materials are an integral part of the art.   

Opening hours: 11.00–20.00
Taiderauma, Kauppakatu 20 

Rauma Printmakers Association’s “Muistoja” summer exhibition  

The “Muistoja” (“Memories”) summer exhibition is on display at the Kanalinranta exhibition space in Palvelutalo Saga. 

Openigng hours: 10.00–16.30
Saga Palvelutalo, Kanalinranta, Aittakarinkatu 19 

Rauma Printmakers Association’s “Taidegrafiikan jäljillä” (“Traces of Graphic Arts”) summer exhibition   

An exhibition of fine graphic arts in the Rauma Printmakers Association’s studio.   

Opening hours: 10.00–16.00
Kuninkaankatu 44 

Shannon Amey Art Studio 

A sales exhibition of Shannon Amey’s paintings. Open each day by appointment or coming by anytime for the entire duration of Lace Week.  

Lahdenkatu 17