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The Twin Lakes Puruvesi and Pihlajavesi

EXHIBITIONS-MAP: THEMES

1. WATERS OF THE GLOBE
- the big ball: all waters of the globe; the small ball: freshwaters of the globe
2. ENTRANCE AND CASH DESK
3. GALLERY: ITEMS FOR SALE
4. UNDERWATER LIFE OF THE LAKES PURUVESI AND PIHLAJAVESI
- 31 fish species,
5. A SCENERY OF PIHLAJAVESI
6. A SCENERY OF PURUVESI
7. THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE TWIN LAKES AFTER THE ICE AGE
- the Baltic Ice Lake, the Anculys Lake, the water level since The Ice Age
8. ICE OF PURUVESI
-a high seine-sleigh from ´30s; a block of ice from 2019
9. FISH-ART GALLERY: PICTURES BY THE FISH-ARTIST SAKKE YRJÖLÄ
10. HOBBY-CORNER FOR CHILDREN
- colouring book by Sakke Yrjölä
11. THE ICE BLOCKS FROM LAKE PURUVESI
- the Pro Puruvesi – association lifting ice for ice sculpture competitions
12. CURIOSITIES OF THE NATURE ON THE TWIN LAKES: landlocked salmon,
arctic char, saimaa ringed seal, ”giant amphipodes”, fourhorn sculpin, parent water moth
13. CHARACTERISTICS OF LAKE PURUVESI
- drinkable water etc.
14. THE GIANT PIKE
- the weight/length index
15. A FISHERMAN´S FARM ON THE ISLAND HEVOSSALO
16. ANCIENT LONG-DISTANCE FISHING TO LAKE PURUVESI
- since 1500; 15 large-seines (180 m) and 404 small-seines (80 m)
17. SALMON FISHING, THE FIRST COMMERCIAL FISHING
- export of salmon to the fishmarket of St.Petersburg in Russia since 1850
18. A SALT TUBE FOR SALMON
19. THE CIRCUMPOLAR LEGACY OF ICE-FISHING
- the oldest fishing net in the world (10400 years old); thousands of years old ice-fishing
20. THE HISTORY OF ICE-SEINING
- a picture by Olaus Magnus from 1539
21. TRADITIONAL SUMMER-SEINING
- the commercial summer-seining started at the end of 1800; the types of seining boats
22. HOUSEHOLD AND LEISURE TIME FISHING
23. MODERN SUMMER-SEINING
24. WINTER-SEINING OF VENDACE, THE MOST IMPORTANT LAKE FISHING
- the commercial winter-seining started in the 1910s
25. DEVELOPMENT OF WINTER-SEINING EQUIPMENT
- 3 stages when removing from muscle power to machine power and it-technics
26. OLD AND NEW FISHING EQUIPMENT
27. THE MARKETING OF FISH
- from old fashioned selling of fish to modern marketing
28. EAT FISH AND GET HEALTHY, NATURE THANKS THE FISH EATER
- lake fish is really healthy and one of the most ecofriendly food stuffs
29. FINLAND, THE LOST LAND OF THE THOUSAND LAKES
-lakefish on sale: 2 %; from 2010 to 2019 the number of all fishermen in Finland shrank
from 1600 to 1000

Additional information

TicketsAdults 5 €, kids for free
Time8.7.2019 - 25.8.2019 at 10:00 - 16:00
LocationKerimäki Local History Museum, Puruvedentie 65, 58200, Kerimäki
Web AddressMissing Wed Address
KeywordsFamily events, Cultural events, Nature, Museums, galleries and exhibitions
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