Sailor’s Home Museum

The oldest surviving wooden building in Oulu, the Sailor’s Home Museum is located in the […]

Pateniemi Sawmill Museum

Oulu region’s industrial history can be explored in an authentic environment at the Pateniemi Sawmill […]

Oulu Castle’s stone cellar

Oulu Castle, built at the mouth of the River Oulujoki in the early 17th century, […]

Local Museum of Oulunsalo

Located near the airport, the Local Museum of Oulunsalo offers a glimpse of the past […]

Observation towers in OuluTiedekeskus Tietomaa

Nallikari lighthouse With its splendid sunsets, Nallikari is home to a lighthouse – actually an […]

Oulu city trailsKaupungintalo

Oulu is the northern capital for mobile people who care for the environment. The estuary […]

Churches in OuluOulu Cathedral

Oulu Cathedral The beautiful Oulu Cathedral stands in Oulu’s monumental centre, on the same site […]

Top 5 sights in OuluNallikari kesä

Market Square and Torinranta The Market Square offers is especially inviting in the summer. Visitors […]

Kuusisaari ParkKuusisaari festari

Just a ten-minute walk from the town centre, Kuusisaari offers a variety of recreational opportunities […]

Oulunsalo soi

The Oulunsalo Soi chamber music festival brings both international and Finnish top musicians, and local […]

Lumo Light Festival

The Lumo Light Festival invites everyone to embark on an adventure of light and shadows […]

Rio Theatre

Rio is a theatre and restaurant with approximately 250 seats, located in the centre of […]

Vauhtipuisto Amusement Park

We offer a lively experience and a carnival atmosphere! Vauhtipuisto is a destination for children […]

Varjakka sights

Varjakka Harbour Varjakka Harbour has docks for both tender boats and visiting vessels, as well […]

Outdoor sculptures

It’s no coincidence that Oulu has a bas-relief memorial for the writer Sara Wacklin and […]

Market square Policeman

Meet the Market Square policeman In Oulu, an important part of the market life was […]

Northern Ostrobothnia Museum

Oulu is the White City of the North – proof of this lies in a […]

Oulu Museum of Art

The Oulu Museum of Art’s changing exhibitions focus on topical contemporary art without forgetting local […]

Oulu Theatre

The theatre of Oulu is the largest professional theatre in northern Finland. The theatre’s brilliant […]

Oulu Music FestivalOulun Musiikkiviikot

The Oulu Music Festival is an annual multi-art winter festival held in March, in weeks […]

Oulu Theatre Festival for Young Audiences

The Oulu Theatre Festival for Young Audiences is the oldest festival intended for children and […]

Oulu International Childrens and Youth Film Festival

The oldest children’s film festival in the Nordic countries, the Oulu International Children’s and Youth […]

Oulu – a city for childrens culture

Oulu is the hub for a wide variety of cultural events and activities for children. […]

Other museums and exhibitions

Huttukylä Museum Nowadays, tractors bundle up hay in bales wrapped in white plastic – but […]

Meri Oulu Summer TheatreMeri Oulun kesäteatteri

Meri Oulu is a summer theatre in the Toppilansaari district of Oulu. Its programme consists […]

Enchanted Words – a literary arts festival for children and young people

Enchanted Words is an annual literature and literary arts festival for children and young people. […]

Kierikki Stone Age Centre

The Kierikki Stone Age Centre will take you on a journey back in time. A […]

Downtown Oulu and Rotuaari Promenade

The Market Square area along with Rotuaari Promenade and the other streets in downtown Oulu […]

Kauppahalli – Market Hall

Oulu’s Market Hall is over a century old and continues to provide customers with a […]

University of Oulu Botanical Gardens

The University of Oulu botanical garden is one of the northernmost scientific gardens in the […]

Air Guitar World Championships

Air Guitar World Championships have been held in Oulu since 1996. This event has become […]


Organised at the first weekend in August, the Elojazz festival’s programme offers a mix of […]

Turkansaari Open-air Museum

Feel the breath of history in the yard, smoke hut and barn around the old […]

Nallikari Winter Village

Welcome to Nallikari Winter Village! Winter Village is full of action for families and children […]