Näe ja koe Kulttuurikohteet Saimaa canal, Canal museum

Saimaa canal, Canal museum

There is a Saimaa Canal museum near the Mälkiä lock. The museum is housed in the former official residence of the canal’s senior district manager. You can find more information about the museum on these links: Saimaa Canal museum, in Finnish (Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency)

 Saimaa Canal museum (Visit Lappeenranta)

There is a Saimaa Geopark sign at the Saimaa Canal’s Mälkiä lock parking area: Contents of the Saimaa canal sign (pdf)

The Saimaa Canal Cultural Trail (Saimaan kanavan kulttuuripolku) runs by the side of the canal, between the locks of Mustola and Mälkiä. The trail is mostly easy, but there are stairs along the way. More information about the trail (South Karelian Foundation for Recreation Areas)

Image: Kaisa-Maria Remes


Geographic coordinates

61.072332429, 28.303105399


x= 570316 y= 6771544