Historical outfits to hire

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By using historical clothes and accessories you can really experience what life was like in different time periods. The museum loans clothes for both children and adults. You can rent an outfit for various event or occasions, or for educational purposes.

The clothes and accessories can be retrieved from the Exhibition Centre WeeGee in Tapiola. Booking necessary!

Enquiries and bookings: kaupunginmuseo@espoo.fi

Children’s outfits 

History can also be learnt through drama. To facilitate experiential learning, drama teaching and liven up themed events, you can borrow or rent early-20th-century style peasants’ outfits and clothes of medieval knight and noblewomen. The sizes of the clothes vary from 116 to 160 cm, with the best availability in sizes 122 to 134 cm.

The price is 5 € per outfit. Schools and educational institutions can borrow outfits free-of-charge.The clothes must be returned in their original condition. If we have to wash the clothes after returning, laundry costs will be charged.The clothes and accessories can be retrieved from the Exhibition Centre WeeGee in Tapiola upon agreement.

Bookings and enquiries: Mon-Fri  9-16  Minna Vento, Tel. +358 (0)50 3634 985

Lapsia talonpoikaisvaatteissaPeasants’ clothes for children

These nostalgic children’s outfits have been modelled on early-20th-century children’s clothes in the museum’s collections. The clothes are made of cotton and can be machine-washed (40 °C) if necessary.

20th-century boys’ outfit, 17 outfits available

- knee-length, grey striped trousers, sizes 116, 122, 128, 140, 146, 152  cm

- white shirt, sizes 116, 122, 128, 140, 146, 152 cm

- cap, 6 available, sizes S, M, L

20th-century girls’ outfit, 13 outfits available

- dress, long sleeves, different fabrics, sizes 122, 128, 140, 152, 176

Can be used as such or with the white apron

- white apron, 4 available, sizes 116, 128, 140

Adults’ outfits 

We have medieval-style clothes avaliable for borrowing for different occassions. The peasants’ outfits are suitable for informal occasions and celebrations alike.

Price: 20 €/outfit. Free for school and educational institutions. The clothes must be returned in their original condition. If we have to wash the clothes after returning, laundry costs will be charged.The clothes and accessories can be retrieved from the Exhibition Centre WeeGee in Tapiola upon agreement.

Enquiries and bookings: Mon-Fri at 9-16, Minna Vento, Tel. +358 (0)50 3634 985 or firstname.lastname@espoo.fi.

Aikuisia keskiaika vaatteissaMedieval women's outfit, 4 avaliable

An everyday outfit for a medieval peasant woman. Includes a tunic, a gown and a scarf or other headdress. Unmarried women would wear a diadem, married women covered their hair.

Material: linen, machine wash (40 C) at a delicate cycle

size: one size, lengths 160-175 cm

Medieval men's outfit, 2 avaliable

An outfit for a medieval peasant man. Includes a long loose shirt, trousers and a headdress.

Material: linen, machine wash (40 C) at a delicate cycle

size: one size, lengths 165-180 cm