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Permanent exhibition

Ostrobothnian Museum

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Hedman floor

Permanent exhibition opens 8.6.2024

The valuable and also nationally significant collection of Doctor Karl Hedman (1864–1931) from Vaasa includes  both Finnish and international art as well as jewellery and antique items. A large part of the collection is displayed on the third floor of the museum, where the collector and his wife, Elin Hedman, lived after the museum was completed. Karl Hedman also managed to run a medical practice in connection with his home for some time. There are seven rooms with period interiors on the Hedman floor, four art rooms and a porcelain room.

In the art galleries, you can find works by artists such as Wäinö Aaltonen, Fanny Churberg, Adolf von Becker, Albert Edelfelt, Helene Schjerfbeck, Hugo Simberg, Pekka Halonen, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, and Tyko Sallinen on display.