Top Choice Archaeological Site in Rauma


The Unesco World Heritage–listed Bronze Age burial complex Sammallahdenmäki dates back more than 3500 years. Thirty-six stone burial cairns of different shapes and sizes are spread over a kilometre of forest. The tw…
Church in Rauma

Pyhän Ristin Kirkko

Picturesquely sited next to the little Rauma river, this stone beauty was built around 1520 as part of a Franciscan monastery on the site. The interior frescoes date from this era. The church was abandoned after the…
Museum in Rauma

Rauman Merimuseo

Wandering around the Old Town, it’s easy to forget that Rauma is a port, but its maritime museum is an engaging reminder of the town’s seafaring livelihood. As well as old photos and displays, there’s a thrilling na…
Museum in Rauma


This quirky place is part museum, part workshop and part historical-preservation lesson. Housed in a 19th-century building in the Old Town, Tammela demonstrates the history of the building through its renovations. F…
Museum in Rauma


Marela is arguably the most interesting of Rauma’s museums and definitely one of its most elaborate buildings. The preserved home of a wealthy 19th-century merchant family, it's furnished with antiques, wall paintin…
Gallery in Rauma

Rauman Taidemuseo

Changing exhibitions of traditional and modern art stretch over two sides of a courtyard and two storeys.
Museum in Rauma

Rauma Museum

Rauma Museum encompasses four sites, the most interesting of which is Marela, the period-furnished home of a wealthy 19th-century merchant family. The home of a former seaman, Kirsti is a lovable collection of lopsi…
Tower in Rauma


A 360-degree panorama of Rauma radiates from this 70m-high water tower, accessible by lift (elevator). At its summit is a restaurant serving Finnish cuisine; tower admission is free if you're dining.
Museum in Rauma


Formerly a seaman's home, Kirsti is a lovable collection of buildings with a yard that’s circled by a stable, granary and barn. Inside, rooms represent different periods of the home’s life right through to the 1970s…
Museum in Rauma

Vanha Raatihuone

Built in 1776, this impressive baroque building is one of only two original 18th-century town halls in all of Finland. Nowadays, it houses the Rauna museum, with examples of lace and changing local-history displays.