The Leisure Fishing Museum of Finland

Päijänne House, the fishing and natural environment centre of Asikkala, is a former dairy building near Vääksy Canal presenting the past and present of fishing in the region. The permanent exhibition of the Leisure Fishing Museum of Finland tells of the history of leisure fishing, the fishing culture of Päijät-Häme and the international success story of Rapala lures, which began at Asikkala. The museum also presents nature at close range with aquarium displays of local fish species and European and American crayfish. The museum also houses temporary exhibitions.
Päijänne House also contains the Asikkala Tourist Service, a café and a shop with a wide range of merchandise.

Address: Vääksy Canal, Meijeritie 1, 17200 Vääksy
Open: 25.5.-22.8.2010 , Tue-Fri 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sun Noon- 6 p.m.
Entrance: Adults € 5 , children € 3, family ticket € 15, pensioners and students € 2,50, class groups € 30, season tickets € 30/person
Guided tour: (1h) € 25
Enquiries: tel. (03) 888 6680, matkailuinfo(at)asikkala.fi
Further information:
Infocenter open 17.5.-30.9.2009, weekdays 10 a.m. - 3p.m.
Vesijärvi, Salpausselkien tytär -exhibition in Päijänne House. Open May 25th - August 22nd 2010.