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The Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, Kuopio, Northern Savonia

The Orthodox Church Museum of Finland

General Details

Type:
Museum
Head Priest:
Teresa Leskinen

Contact Details

Address:
Karjalankatu 1, Kuopio, Northern Savonia, 70110 Finland
Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
0206 100 266
Url:
http://www.ort.fi/kirkkomuseo
Head Priest:
[email protected],

Historical Details

Build - Founding Year:
1957
History:
The museum houses one of the most beautiful icon collections in the western world, precious gold and silver objects, and lavishly embroidered church textiles. The artefacts saved from Karelian monasteries left on Russian territory after WW II testify to the rich cultural heritage of the Orthodox Church.