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Embark on a travel in time to the Doghill of Mauri Kunnas! People have lived and worked on the Yli-Kirra farm since the beginning of the 19th century. The farming museum is a typical farmhouse from the Satakunta region with buildings that form a closed yard. The closed yard has been kept mostly in its original form. Author Mauri Kunnas has drawn inspiration from Yli-Kirra for his Doghill books, popular with children.

kuistiIn addition to the farmhouse, the five-hectare museum area includes a large section on agricultural tools and machines, a cottage area, and a game-hunting area. The area has around 30 different buildings. Yli-Kirra covers all dimensions of agriculture and country living, and the area surely has something for everyone. How did horse-powered threshing machines work, and what does an agricultural boiler, a wolf trap, or a paw trap look like? What does one do in a drying house, and how were crops threshed before the invention of threshing machines? You can find the answers to these questions and many others at Yli-Kirra, the local history museum of Punkalaidun.

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  • Ohje says:

    “Jätä kommentti” toimii kuin sähköinen vieraskirja. Voit kertoa kokemuksiasi museosta, kehua tai antaa kehittämisehdotuksia. Kommentin voit jättää joko omalla nimelläsi tai nimimerkillä. Lähetettäessä kommentti tulee sivulle kaikkien Museokompassin käyttäjien luettavaksi. Asiattomat viestit poistetaan. Niistä voi ilmoittaa sivuston ylläpitäjälle sivun oikean alakulman “Lähetä palautetta” -lomakkeella tai sähköpostilla: anu.salmela(at)tampere.fi

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