Information Centre

At Information Centre Vellamo you can find the reference libraries and archives of the Kymenlaakso Museum and the Maritime Museum of Finland. 

Welcome to Information Centre Vellamo!

The Information Centre facilities offer perfect work spaces for researchers and other people looking for information, and our customer service staff are always happy to assist. The central themes of the library’s collection are maritime history, archaeology, museology and the history of the Kymenlaakso region and the archipelago. The collections also feature maritime fiction. The books may only be consulted in the library.

The central themes of the archive materials are the merchant fleet, the Finnish Maritime Administration, Kymenlaakso and the outer islands. The collection contains documents, maps, drawings and photographs.

Archive customers are asked to contact the Information Centre in advance by telephone or email:

Timo Kunttu, Maritime Museum of Finland, 0295 33 6488, timo.kunttu@kansallismuseo.fi

Elina Pylsy-Komppa, Museum of Kymenlaakso, 040 350 6368, elina.pylsy-komppa@kotka.fi

Finna – Browse the collections of the Maritime Museum of Finland and the Museum of Kymenlaakso in the Finna database