The Path of Lappish Gold – Exhibition


10.06.2017 - 18.05.2018 / 09:00 - 17:00 / Tankavaaran Kultamuseo, Tankavaara

Have you ever thought what kind of phases there are in gold prospector’s work in Finnish Lapland? And what kind of methods they use? On the other hand, how many stages does it take before Lappish gold nugget is jewel or part of jewel? Changing exhibition of Gold Prospector Museum answers these questions. The exhibition tells about gold prospectors, their work and methods used in prospecting. It also gives information about different phases gold nugget goes through before being part of jewel.

In the exhibition you will find out about the gold prospector’s work and prospectors themselves. There is also a section of its own to show the work of gold smith and jewel maker. The main part is reserved for gold prospectors and jewelers and thus the focus is on photos and film.

The exhibition has been made in cooperation with MATO-Productions, Taigakoru Oy, Paarma Design and KeloKulta.

The exhibition is included in the entrance fee and will be open between 10.6.2017 – 18.5.2018. Welcome!

Open: every day 9-17.00

Winter season 1.10.-31.5. Mon-Fri 10-16.00

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