The Riches of Häme, History of the Castle and Weapons Room

Closed today
24.6.2019 10:00 — 30.4.2022 00:00

Have you had a chance to discover the new exhibitions of our stark castle yet? The Riches of Häme living space and the History of the Castle exhibition can be found in the southern outer wall building. The Weapons Room is located on the third floor of the castle keep. Come and discover the rich history of Häme and the colourful past of the castle!

Located in the former main guard post in the southern outer wall building, the History of the Castle exhibition chronicles the colourful past of the castle and its inhabitants across the centuries. The exhibition also features never-before-seen items found in the castle.

The Riches of Häme living space provides a look at the history of the Häme region in light of metal detector findings and other discoveries. In the living space you can also browse the kyppi.fi service, which offers information about archaeological sites and built heritage. Also on display in the living space are the famed swords of the Janakkala swordsman.

The Weapons Room in the eastern tower room of the keep features an impressive display of weaponry from the Middle Ages to the early 17th century, including swords, spears, cannonballs and a crossbow.