Medieval Turku

A medieval street presented in a scale model. Photo Jari Nieminen, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

The Medieval Turku event will make its appearance at the Old Great Square, Turku Cathedral, Turku Castle and the Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova museum. Medieval Turku will take place between 28th June and 1st July 2018. Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova participates in the event as a specialist in the Medieval period, organizing guided tours in the historical ruin area of the museum.

Visiting the museum during the Medieval Turku event

The Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova museum, where the Convent Riverfront with its back alleys passes through a centuries-old route, is a place of peace and quiet amid the bustle of the busy marketplace. Guided tours delving into the Middle Ages will be organized daily in different languages. The tour Life in Medieval Turku, will provide information on what living in Turku was like centuries ago. Bonnes dames – morality and sexuality in the Middle Ages is a tour concerning the lives of women, from the perspective of both a well-to-do lady and a prostitute.

The guided tours are organized during the Medieval Turku event in the following way:

Life in Medieval Turku 4:30 pm (in English)
Life in Medieval Turku 11:30 am, 1:30 pm and 5:30 pm (in Finnish)
Bonnes dames, morality and sexuality in the Middle Ages (in Finnish) 4:30 pm
Adventure tour for children 11:30 am and 1:30 pm.

The guided tours are included in the price of admission.

Contact information:

Ulla Clerc
p. 0207 181 643