FOVI In the Footsteps of the Vikings

In the Footsteps of the Vikings
History and Travel Portal

Travel trough the Europe following the ancient Vikings' routes!
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About... Viking game and history travel portal: The Vikings once travelled in wide areas of Europe, Asia, and even America. So more and more cities and municipalities will be shown in FoVi portal by the time. Enjoy travelling In the Footsteps of the Vikings! It's free thanks to our sponsors. The viking learning game will be released spring 2012.

ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXHIBITION

BEAR TOOTH - an Archaeological Exhibition in the Museum of Loviisa, Finland

The museum's prehistoric exhibition is open from April 22 to September 30, 2012, and presents Loviisa region Stone Age and Iron Age discoveries as well as dwellings. The exhibition includes tools, arrowheads, jewelry and ceramics.

In the exhibition there are also reconstructed Stone Age and Iron Age dwellings, which provide an idea how people lived in the Finnish Stone Age (ca. 8600-1300 BC) and Iron Age (c. 500 BC-1300 AD).

In Loviisa and Pyhtää regions ancient monuments have been found, nearly a thousand items, of which the Museum's first exhibition of prehistory is able to present only a small part. Some of the items belong to the museum's collections, some are on loan from privates.

Recent Iron Age objects found in 2010-2011 from Tesjoki Viirankoski are among other things. The exhibition gets its name and logo: "Bear's Tooth" from a hammered brass plate amulet,

The exhibition is open from May to September. In May:
Tue-Fri & Sun 12-16


June-August:
Tue-Sun 11-16


September:
Tue-Fri & Sun at 12-16


Tickets: 4 € / adult, 1 € / child (7-17)


For more information:
Museum of Loviisa
Puistokatu 2
07900 Loviisa
Phone: +358 19 555 359
Mobile: +358 440 555 357


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NEWS:

2012-09-18 Multi-language support by Google Translate removed, at least temporarily.

2012-05-04 Loviisa sponsors Fovigame. An agreement signed.
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2012-05-02 New news available! Look at the left beneath!










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BEAR TOOTH - an Archaeological Exhibition in the Museum of Loviisa, Finland

The museum's prehistoric exhibition is open from April 22 to September 30, 2012, and presents Loviisa region Stone Age and Iron Age discoveries as well as dwellings. The exhibition includes tools, arrowheads, jewelry and ceramics.
Read more...

Loviisa sponsors Fovigame. An agreement signed 2012-05-04.


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