Project Arctic Wood NetWork

Stundars museum is together with six other open-air museums taking part In Arctic Wood NetWork-project funded by Nordic Council of Ministers. The project Is focusing on the cultural heritage In wood and how knowledge and skills connected with wood can be visualized and developd. The project will enhance the relationship

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May Day at Stundars

Photos: Peter Båsk

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Swedish craftsmen visiting Stundars

Stundars was hosting a group of 20 craftsmen from Sweden visiting our museum 4-7.7.2013. The stay was part of our International Leader Project where we focus on exchanging craft traditions between our countries. During the visit at Stundars the group also were able to go to Kimo Iron Works, the

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Many visitors at Children’s banquet

Thank you all for joining us at Children’s Banquet 3rd of July! Photos: Peter Båsk

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Niels Lipasti has started here at Stundars museum 6 of may 2013 as project manager for a Leader project, regarding a future Compence Center for Renovation and old building heritages. Hees aim is to lead the project for the comming year ahead, developing projects and courses, as well as planning

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Wood carving 2013

Wood carving 4-5.5.2013 together with Niklas Karlsson, Hälsingland, Sweden

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First of May at Stundars

Warm thanks to all visitors and performers who took part in our First of May-event at Stundars.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Stundars is closed for Christmas holidays 21.12.2012-6.1.2013! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Museum Living Rooms

Museum Living Rooms Museum Living Rooms is a three-year project funded by the Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland. This is a joint project between Stundars and Sagalunds museum. The overall project objective is improved accessibility. By working on improving the accessibility to the museum for all our visitors, regardless of age,

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Hay making at Stundars in 1903

Stundars is this summer turned back to the year 1903. A sunny day it was time to cut the grass and store it on the hay poles. It was hard work for Fredrik, Gustav and Lovisa. But luckily some extra help was offered, and it was even time for a

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Children’s Banquet

A fantastic Children’s Banquet with 1400 visitors, cirkus and music performances, jumping in the hay barn and lots of funny activities! Phosos Olivia Andersson

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Childrens Play Country Shop open

Childrens new Play Country Shop opened 4.7.2012 during Children´s Banquet. The Play Country Shop is open every day until August 15th from 11 to 17. Other times by appointment.

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Nature is our source

Petronella Nordman is a designer from Vaasa, Finland. She studies fashion design att Novia University of Applied Sciences and specializes in using natural dyes to create children’s clothing in beautiful color scales. Her previous collection, consisting of colorful dresses for girls aged 3-6 years old, is shown at the exhibition

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Rag rug

When preparing the soldier’s cottage at Stundars for display in the early 1990s, museum founder and curator Gunnar Rosenholm (1912-1999) diligently researched the furnishings of such cottages in the late 18th century. He took special interest in the textiles of the bunk bed. During his expeditions in the region in

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Dental float

This medical device was the property of farmer Matts Mattsson Östman “Massis-Matt” (born 1839) of western Solf. He was a veterinarian in great demand who had learnt his skills from the parish clerk and organist Johannes Backman of Solf. He was known especially for his skills in equine medicine. The

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