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Located at Lake Jokijärvi, Kallioniemi is the childhood home of the writer and professor Kalle Päätalo. In addition to the residential building, the museum also includes a barn, a smoke sauna and a storehouse. The objects and items familiar from Kalle’s books are there to tell their story at Kallioniemi.

There is also a museum shop, selling souvenirs and literature related to Päätalo, local handicrafts, religious pastilles, old-fashioned lemonade and coffee with pastries. Kallioniemi is open during summer, from the beginning of the Midsummer week until mid-August, every day from 10-17; guided tours available for groups also outside of the opening hours.

More information: a representative of the Kallioniemi Foundation 040 140 6005, and Kallioniemi tour guides 040 7423 738 (in summer).