Information Centre

Information Centre Vellamo, located at Maritime Centre Vellamo, is a research and learning centre offering library and archive services. 

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 seafaring, maritime history, archaeology, museology and the history of the Kymenlaakso region and the archipelago. The collections also feature maritime fiction. Some of the books can be borrowed, and some may only be consulted in the library. By registering as a customer, you can obtain a library card for Information Centre Vellamo.

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 + 358 5 234 4405 or e-mail:

Kaakkuri-Finna – Find books in the libraries of Information Centre Vellamo or the South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences through the Kaakkuri-Finna service.

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

Opening hours

Tue, Thu 10am–4pm
Wed 10am–6pm
Fri 10am–3pm
The Information Centre is closed on Mondays, Saturdays and Sundays and for the month of July.

tel +358 5 234 4405

Entry to Information Centre Vellamo is free.