Lagstad School Museum

Espoo City Museum's Lagstad School Museum is situated in Lagstad hembygdsgård, the oldest elementary school building in Espoo. Lagstad folkskola was completed in 1873. It was used as a school until the end of the 1954 spring term, when a new school building was finished. After that, the old Lagstad elementary school housed the offices of various Espoo administrative departments.

Nowadays the building has been rented to Esbo Hembygdsförening rf for use as a centre for local history. The building has been restored to what it used to look like when it was an elementary school. A school museum had been planned by the City of Espoo since as early as the 1960s. Artefacts and other material relating to schools were collected for a long time for the Espoo City Museum collections. The Lagstad School Museum was opened in 2003.

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Opening hours
 

Open for visitors on Tuesdays at 2-6 p.m. by Esbo Hembygdsförening r.f. tel. 040 843 4903. Free entry!

Open to groups according to agreement Tue–Fri at 9–15. Reservations for guided tours at least two weeks before the visit, by telephone from Glims Farmstead Museum tel. 09 816 27337 or by e-mail kaupunginmuseo@espoo.fi.

Upcoming

Lagstad in the 1920s
Koulumuseo tutuksi -lecture series in Finnish at Lagstad School Museum
Tue 28.01.2020 15.00
Espoo City Museum, Lagstad School Museum
Lagstad as a hospital
Koulumuseo tutuksi -lecture series in Finnish at Lagstad School Museum
Tue 04.02.2020 15.00
Espoo City Museum, Lagstad School Museum
school children doing sports
Koulumuseo tutuksi -lecture series in Finnish at Lagstad School Museum
Tue 11.02.2020 15.00
Espoo City Museum, Lagstad School Museum
school food
Koulumuseo tutuksi -lecture series in Finnish at Lagstad School Museum
Tue 25.02.2020 15.00
Espoo City Museum, Lagstad School Museum
Vanha Lagstadintie | Gamla Lagstadsvägen 4 02100 Espoo | Esbo

PL | PB | P.O. Box 3250 02070 Espoon kaupunki | Esbo stad | City of Espoo

+358 40 843 4903 | kaupunginmuseo@espoo.fi