Jyväskylä University Museum

The Cultural History Section


The Cultural History Section of the Jyväskylä University Museum collects, preserves, studies and exhibits items related to the past and present of the University of Jyväskylä. The collections include some 36,000 items and 27,000 photographs as well as other archive material. The section also administers the University art collection and acts as an expert in questions concerning the architectural environment on campus.


Contact Information

Jyväskylä University Museum
Postal address
P.O.BOX 35
FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä

Soihtu Exhibition Centre
tel. +358 (0)40 8054 579

Street address:
Seminaarinkatu 15, Building S

Opening hours:
Wed-Fri 12-17, Sat 12-16


The Natural History Section
(The Natural History Museum of Central Finland)
tel. +358 (0)40 805 4043,
+358 (0)40 805 3826

Street address:
Vesilinna, Ihantolantie 5

Opening hours:
Tue-Fri 11-18, Sat-Sun 12-17



The Cultural History Section (office)
tel. +358 (0)40 527 2802,
+358 (0)40 550 6099

Street address:
Seminaarinkatu 15
Seminaarinmäki, G-rakennus