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Meteoria Söderfjärden - a visitor centre

Article categories: Museums & Folklore Tours and cruises

Exhibitions, An astronomical observatory. Models of the crater &solar system. A bird-watching tower. Energyproduction

Meteoria Söderfjärden – a unique visitor centre i the middle of the most beautiful impact crater in Finland – open to the public:
>>> Summertime 25.6-13.8 every day 14-20
in August and September on Sundays 12-18 and on Wednesdays 18-20,
• An advanced exhibition telling a long story of at least 520 million years of Söderfjärden – from impact crater to an agricultural and Natura2000 area of today
• A new Söderfjärden crater expo and two special exhibitions: one with unique meteorites and impact animations and the other with old farming machinery
• A well-equipped astronomical observatory with a telescope for studies of celestial bodies millions of light years out into the universe
• A cafeteria in an old threshing barn
• An energy cellar – own production of renewable energy: solar and wind

– TellusTimeline, a balance beam for a long journey from the formation of the Earth via the impact of Söderfjärden 520 million years ago until present – and by cellphone visitors can also make a Digi-Journey
– A model of our Solar System at Söderfjärden
– A model of the crater and a modell of the asteroid that formed Söderfjärden
– A bird-watching tower in the middle of the most important resting area for cranes in Finland