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Biologinen museo

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Hidden : 12/29/2008
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Kätkö Turun biologisen museon läheisyydessä. A cache near The Biological Museum of Turku.

Turun Biologinen museo toimii tyylikkäässä yli 100-vuotiaassa puujugend-huvilassa Samppalinnanmäen kupeessa. Museon rakentamisen rahoitti Ruotsin varakonsuli Alfred Jacobsson sekä hänen puolisonsa Hélène, jotka olivat saaneet idean biologisen museon rakentamisesta Turkuun vierailtuaan Tukholman biologisessa museossa. Museorakennuksen suunnitteli arkkitehti Alex Nyström, joka on suunnitellut useita muitakin Turun rakennuksia. Ensimmäiset museon eläimet pyydysti ja täytti Tukholman biologisen museon näyttelyn suunnittelija Gustaf Kolthoff ja dioraamojen kangastaustat maalasi hänen poikansa Kjell Kolthoff.

Nykyään dioraamoja on kolmetoista ja ne esittelevät Suomen eläimistöä Turun saaristosta Lapin tuntureille.

Museo on suljettu toistaiseksi putkirikon vuoksi.

HUOM: Camo on regular-kokoinen, sisempi purkki on small-kokoinen. Purkkiin mahtuu pieniä matkalaisia.

Varo lenkkeileviä jästejä!

The Biological Museum of Turku operates in an over 100-year old wooden Art Nouveau style villa on the Samppalinnanmäki hill. The construction of the museum was funded by Swedish vice-consul Alfred Jacobsson and her wife Hélène. They had gotten the idea to build a biological museum in Turku after visiting the Biological Museum of Stockholm. The museum building was designed by architect Alex Nyström who has designed several other buildings in Turku. The first animals for the museum were caught and stuffed by Gustaf Kolthoff, designer of the display in the Biological Museum of Stockholm. The canvas backgrounds for the dioramas were painted by his son Kjell Kolthoff.

Nowadays there are thirteen dioramas and they illustrate Finnish fauna from Turku archipelago to the fells of Lapland.

The museum is closed for the time being due to pipeline break.

Note: Camo is regular-sized, but the actual cache is small-sized. There's room for small trade items.

Beware jogging muggles!

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