Radio and TV Museum

The Radio and TV Museum is on Radiomäki hill, at the foot of the radio masts from 1927 that are the symbols of Lahti. The museum is in a radio station building designed by Kaarlo Könönen, which was built in 1935.

The Radio and TV Museum was opened in 1993. It collects, documents, studies and exhibits objects and items of oral tradition related to radio and television and is a national specialist museum in its field. Visitors can experience old radio and television programmes and various activities, including making a television programme in three different studios, preparing animations and getting to know special sound effects and costuming.

The museum's permanent exhibition "From Crystal Sets to the Data Era" is a vivid account of a century of developments in radio technology. There are numerous exhibitions of equipment, from crystal sets of the 1920s to the latest technology of the 1990s. The museum also stages temporary exhibitions.

Address: Radiomäenkatu, PL 113, 15111 Lahti
Open: Mon. - Fri. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. , Sat. - Sun. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Entrance: Adults € 5, groups of over 10 persons € 3 /person, children under 17 € 2, groups of day-care children and schoolchildren € 1/person. Raised prices for special exhibitions.
Guided tours: By previous appointment for groups of 11-40 persons during the museum's opening hours: € 40, groups of schoolchildren and students € 20. Outside museum hours € 60, groups of schoolchildren and students € 30.
Enquiries: Tel. (03) 814 4512, fax: (03) 814 4515
Further information: The museum has a shop and the auditorium can be rented by outside users.