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Sights and exhibitions

Kauhajoki boasts many museums and restored historical buildings that take the visitor on a journey back through time.

Kauhajoki is the only locality outside Helsinki where the Finnish Parliament has assembled.

Please give us a call!
Kauhajoki Guides – Kauhajoki Oppaat ry.

Maj-Lis Korhonen, tel. +358 6 2413 2413 (work), +358 40 563 6601
Riitta-Liisa Suikki, tel. +358 40 575 4375 (home)

The Parliament in Exile Museum

Parliament assembled in Kauhajoki
1.12.1939 - 12.2.1940
www.kauhajoki.fi/eduskuntamuseo

Eduskunnankatu 5
61800 Kauhajoki
tel. +358 6 2413 2000

The Kauhajoki museum of local history and culture

The museum features peasant farmhouse buildings and objects from the 1800s, among other items.
www.kauhajoki.fi/museo

Museotie 18-20
61800 Kauhajoki
tel. +358 6 236 0065,
+358 40 755 9305

Sanssinkartano Mansion

A historic site functioning as a uniquely beautiful booking-only restaurant for meetings, cultural events and special occasions.
www.sanssinkartano.fi

Ullantie 7
61800 Kauhajoki
tel. +358 40 595 4000

Hämes-Havunen

Restored farmhouse buildings form two enclosed courtyards with an idyllic rural atmosphere and excellent facilities for holding family gatherings and other events.
www.hames-havunen.fi

Koskenkyläntie 312
61800 Kauhajoki
tel. +358 6 2413 2000

The Kauhajoki Town Library

Designed by architect Touko Saari, construction of the town library was completed in 1989.
www.kauhajoki.fi/kirjasto

Hallintoaukio
61800 Kauhajoki
tel. +358 40 674 8152

The Museum of the Kauhajoki veterans

A museum devoted to the wartime history of Kauhajoki.
www.perinnetalo.fi

Knuuttilantie 4
61800 Kauhajoki
tel. +358 40 187 3446

Alpo’s savannah

Animal-themed sculptures made from a variety of different materials, such as tin, iron and wood.
www.nykykansantaide.fi

Art Exhibitions at Sanssinkartano Mansion

Exhibitions featuring the works of many different artists are held every year at the Sanssinkartano Mansion.

Ullantie 7
61800 Kauhajoki
tel. +358 40 152 2525

Churches

Kauhajoki’s main church

Topeeka 9
61800 Kauhajoki
tel. +358 6 234 2354
www.kauhajoenseurakunta.fi/

Road Church

Open:
Guide on site

Church museum

Open:
Guide on site

Nummijärvi village church

Nummijärventie 512
61910 Nummijärvi

Kauhajärvi village church

Kiviluomantie 842
61960 Kyrönlatva
tel. +358 6 233 8170

Pentecostal Church

Otontie 1
61800 Kauhajoki
tel. +358 6 231 4871

Seventh-day Adventist Church

Hyypäntie 30
61800 Kauhajoki
tel. +358 6 232 1837

 

Betania Baptist Church community

Lehtimäentie 40
61820 Kainasto
tel. +358 6 232 6171

Jehovah's Witnesses

Otontie 3
61800 Kauhajoki
tel. +358 6 231 5558

Website translation by Käännöspalvelu Mirva Tulisalo Oy,
www.mirva-tulisalo.com