A World Heritage Site in the atmospheric village of Verla, at the roots of the forest industry, you can sense the work and life of a pioneers.

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Verla Museum and World Heritage Site becomes a more holistic experience

  "After the restoration of the mill owner’s residence, visitors will enjoy our wide range of services for longer," says Museum Director  Ville Majuri,  summing up the project that started in the autumn.     UPM made the ...

Museum Opening Hours 2024

The Verla Mill Museum is open during the summer season: 

from 2 May to 29 September, Tuesday to Sunday, 11:00–16:00.
From Midsummer to 15 August, the museum is open every day, 10:00–18:00. 

The museum is closed on Midsummer’s Eve and during the winter season.

Verla is a unique UNESCO World Heritage site that brings the turn of the 20th century to life.

Culture, history, architecture, activities and nature come together at this multifaceted site.

The Verla Mill Museum is committed to the principles of sustainable tourism.

Verla has something for everyone, from couples and families with children to school and work groups.

At Verla, you can stay in the mill village workers’ cottages in the middle of the World Heritage site.

Repovesi National Park and Kouvola’s other cultural attractions are just a short drive away.

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