Turku Archipelago attractions

Museum in Pargas

Pargas Hembygdsmuseum

When Lenin was on the lam from Russia to Stockholm in 1907, he stayed in Pargas under the pseudonym Mr Mueller. The outdoor local-history museum contains the house where he hid, along with cottages, crofts and a res…
Church in Nagu

Nagu kyrka

Lovely Nagu church dates from the 14th century. Look for the mysterious bogeyman sculpture and the primitive paintings on the walls, including the locally infamous Nagutrollet (Nagu troll).
Church in Korpo

Korpo kyrka

The centrepiece of Korpo village is its medieval church. Built in the late 13th century, it features naïve paintings on the ceiling and a statue of St George fighting a dragon.
Church in Pargas

Pargas Church

The Old Town of wooden houses is tucked behind Pargas Church, a beautiful early-14th-century building with whitewashed walls, medieval murals and brick Gothic supports.
Church in Kustavi

Kustavin Kirkka

Kustavi’s wooden church, built in 1783, features the cruciform shape and votive miniature ships common in coastal churches.
Gallery in Pargas

Art Bank

If you think the artwork of Salvador Dalí is surreal, see what you think when you experience it in the context of a fishing village in the Finnish archipelago. Incongruity abounds. Local collector Ted Wallin showcas…
Museum in Houtskär

Houtskär Skärgårdsmuseum

Clustered near the Näsby church, this modest museum consists of 10 traditional island-red wood buildings, including a windmill, a restored dairy shed and a period home. The boat museum contains a traditional fishing…
Church in Turku Archipelago

Iniö kyrka

Iniö's sweet stone church was named after the newborn princess Sofia Wilhelmina when it was consecrated in 1801.