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Wanhan Rauman Kellari

A Rauma institution, this atmospheric former potato cellar and air-raid shelter has a sun-drenched rooftop summer terrace. Starters such as salmon salad or smoked reindeer and wild mushroom soup are followed by a hu…
Museum in Rauma


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


Marela is the most interesting of Rauma’s museums and one of its most elaborate buildings. The preserved home of a wealthy 19th-century merchant family is furnished with antiques, wall paintings and Swedish ceramic …
Museum in Rauma

Rauma Maritime Museum

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 navi…
Arts & Crafts in Rauma


You can watch the town’s distinctive bobbin lace being made at this venerable lace-making workshop and buy handmade lace too.
Museum in Rauma

Savenvalajan Verstas

Located outside of the Old Town, due to the fire risk, Savenvalajan Verstas is a small museum that once made distinctive stove tiles. It provides an insight into this fascinating trade, and you can have a go yoursel…
Cafe in Rauma

Café Sali

Once you get over the shock of stepping from Vanha Rauma’s 18th-century surroundings into a stark white space filled with giant photos of New York skyscrapers, Sali is a real buzz, with great lunch buffets (€9.50), …
Museum in Rauma

Vanha Raatihuone

The impressive 1776-built Vanha Raatihuone has lace and changing local history displays.
Church in Rauma

Pyhän Ristin Kirkko

This 15th-century Franciscan monastery church has early 16th-century frescoes and several beautiful painted panels, a Prussian triptych from the 15th century and an ornate pulpit.
Gallery in Rauma

Rauman Taidemuseo

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