What’s on at Lusto

Lusto’s permanent exhibition deals with the interaction between man and the forest from the past to the present in a variety of ways. The temporary special exhibitions offer new perspectives on different aspects of forest culture.

Special exhibitions

Jenni Tieaho – A cache in the forest

Jenni Tieaho’s cache in the forest represents impressive sculptures which are made from natural materials.

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A Man’s Job

Metsätyöläinen kirveineen-Erkki Heikinheimo-Miehen työ

A Man’s Job features touching photographs taken in the 1970s of forest workers and how their job has changed. Most of the photographs have never been displayed in public before.

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Controlled Burning

The Controlled burning exhibition presents the use of fire in promoting forest management and forest biodiversity through photographs taken by Benjam Pöntinen, a nature photographer.

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Savun ympäröimä metsäsaareke, jonka ympärillä kytee kulo. Etualalla hiiltynyttä, mustaa maata.

Kaksi pukumiestä esittelee kameralle julistetta, jossa metsätyömies pitelee kynää ja sivellintä.

Lumberjack’s Culture Days

The exhibition Lumberjack’s culture days pays tribute to the forest workers’ own cultural event.

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Permanent exhibition

Time of the Machines

The Time of the Machines exhibition explores the mechanisation of timber harvesting, as well as the development of forestry and the forest industry from early experimentations to the most modern harvesting technologies.

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Kävelevä metsäkone Plusjack Luston Koneaika-näyttelyssä. Etualalla koura, sen takana itse kone yksi jalka ilmaan nostettuna.

Erilaisia sahanteriä vaalealla taustalla.

The Old Logging Site

The old logging site exhibition takes visitors back to old time logging sites and timber floating routes – to the golden age of buck saws, lumberjacks and Finnhorses.

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Karhun kallo vihreällä taustalla.

The Forest of the Finns

For Finns, the forest has always been – and still is – not only a source of income and a treasure trove of offerings, but also a place for recreation and retreat.

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Työmies seisoo kaivamansa miehensyvyisen ojan pohjalla hattu päässä ja lapio käsissään.

The Century of Forest Improvements

The exhibition focuses on the pioneering work to enhance silviculture that was carried out in Finland in the 20th century.

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