Maritime Centre Vellamo
Maritime Centre Vellamo has attracted attention in Finland and internationally, thanks to its museum exhibitions and award-winning architecture. The wavelike and monumental building rises proudly up to 30 metres with a length of 300 metres in the old City Port of Kotka , near the city centre.
The museums of Maritime Centre Vellamo are full of stories of the sea and the local region. A single ticket will provide you with access to the exhibitions of both the Maritime Museum of Finland and the Museum of Kymenlaakso. Experience history in a variety of ways: listen, look, smell, touch and play. There are so many things to see and do that visitors of all ages can easily spend a full day at the museum.
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Museum Icebreaker Tarmo
The Museum icebreaker Tarmo, built in Newcastle in Britain in 1907, is the oldest icebreaker in the world.
Opening hours 15.5.–24.6. and 13.–19.8.2018
Tue, Thu–Sun 10am–5pm, Wed 10am–8pm
Opening hours 25.6.–12.8.2018
Mon–Tue, Thu–Sun 10–18, Wed 10–20
Restaurant Laakonki and conference services
Restaurant Laakonki serves daily lunch and provides other cafeteria and restaurant services as well as caters for Vellamo’s in-house meetings and festivities. The majestic Boat Hall and other facilities are well suited for various meetings, seminars and other events. Free admission to museum exhibitions is included in all facility rentals.