Wolkoff House Museum

The Wolkoff House was a family home for four generations. It was donated as a museum in 1986, by the heirs of Johannes Wolkoff. In addition to the commercial facilities, the house features seven rooms and a kitchen. The house was opened as a museum in the summer of 1993. The former shop is now a museum gift shop and is the starting point for guided tours of the house.

Easter at the Wolkoff House

The Wolkoff museum is decorated for Easter in accordance with the family´s traditions. Easter is the most important celebration in the Orthodox Church´s calendar - at this time of year, the tables in the hall were set with Easter delicacies, paschas, babkas and kulichs. The iconic decorative eggs and willow branches blessed By the church remained in Place until the end of Easter, on Ascension Thursday.

Easter at the Wolkoff House: 24 - 25.3., 27 - 29.3. and 31.3. - 1.4.2018

Opening Hours

Winter season: 3.3. – 10.6. and 27.8. - 5.12. Sat-Sun 11 am - 5 pm

The Wolkoff House Museum is closed:
1.1., 8.1.–2.3., May Day 30.4.–1.5., Midsummer 22.–23.6., Independence 6.12., Christmas 23.–26.12. and 31.12.
Other times open on request:
Reservations phone +358 5 616 2261


adults 8€ / pensioners, students, unemployed, groups/person (min. 10 people) 7€. Under 18 years of age: free of charge


Kauppakatu 26, 53100 Lappeenranta
phone +358 5 616 2258, +358 5 616 2261

Guided museum tours

Visitors can explore the rooms of the Wolkoff House on guided tours.
Winter season: 3 March to 10 June, Sat-Sun, 11 am–5 pm. First tour starts at 11 am and the last one at 4 pm.
During the summer season, 11 June to 26 August, Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 6 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am to 5 pm. On weekdays, the first tour starts at 10 am and the last one at 5 pm. On weekends, the first tour starts at 11 am, and the last one at 4 pm.

    The Wolkoff House is one of the oldest remaining wooden buildings in Lappeenranta
    The During Christmas and Easter, the museum is decorated in accordance with the family’s Russian Orthodox traditions.
    Dramatized guided tours and a museum gift shop