Lusto – The Finnish Forest Museum is a destination for the entire family. It’s a place that brings back memories and creates new experiences. The national museum responsible for forest culture is located in Punkaharju, in the most beautiful landscape of ridges and lakes in eastern Finland. Lusto’s exhibitions and events provide a diverse and illustrative insight into the significance of forests in the life of Finns. Lusto is sure to appeal to visitors of all ages!

Renewed Lusto – The Land of Forestfulness opens 17.5.2024. Land of Forestfulness sheds light on the forest and forest culture from six perspectives.

Special exhibitions

KORU8 – The exhibition presents a wide range of international contemporary jewellery art.

Lusto is easy to visit by car, bus or train. The train’s Lusto stop is only about 100 meters from Lusto’s entrance.

Punkaharju tourist information serves you in Lusto.

Lusto is closed for exhibition renovation. The renovated museum opens in May 2024. Check opening hours.


Open all year round. Check exceptions in opening hours
Barrier free, Car parking, WC
Guided tours
Tours are given in Finnish, English and Russian.
Available: In Finnish, In English, In Russian
30 km to city
Free WiFi
LocationLustontie 1 58450 Punkaharju