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Eat and enjoy

You are sure to get hungry at some time of the day. And in the Forssa region there is plenty to choose from. International gourmet cooking as well as locally sourced foods - always fresh, delicious and prepared by professionals, whether it is just a snack or something for a real hunger.  

If it is coffee or something sweet you desire, for example a lovely portion of ice-cream, there is a variety of cozy and comfy cafes in the Forssa region.


Tannery Museum

Tannery Museum

Kappelintie 26, 31340 Porras
+358 (0)40 767 5928, +358 (0)40 861 5555

Porras tannery was established in the early 1880's. Nowadays it's presumably the only tannery museum in Finland. It's exhibiting the tanning of the late 19th century,and the early 20th century.

The value of the Porras tannery is highlighted because of the buildings. There is also plenty of historical artefacts and documents. These are relating to the old tanning industry.

All the machinery used in the leather manufacturing in the tannery, are still in their old places in the building.

Old storage spaces of the building are now serving as a restaurant. It also provides a beautiful and inspiring environment for different types of conferences.

Accommodation building has served as a home for the employees of Porras tannery.It has been refurbished just few years back for accommodation purposes. Two suites, one for max. 4 people and the other one for max. 6 people, plus two extra beds available in both suites. The accommodation fee depends on the number of people staying over night. In both suites there is a kitchen and a shower.

To the parking lot Härkätie 1716.

The museum is open in the summer from June 8 to August 6, 2023.

  • Wed-Sat 11am-5pm
  • Sun 10am-2 pm

There are a few exceptions to the opening hours related to private events. They will be announced on the website. Entrance fee to museum 5€ / adults, 2€ / 7-17 years, under 7 years free.