KULPS-excursion days for Espoo schools

Archipelago Museum Pentala's excursion day is available for pupils on 5th and 6th grade in Espoo schools as a free annual KULPS visit. The day consists of an active guided tour of the archipelago museum area and a self-directed nature tour of the island.

The archipelago museum’s excursion day shows how fishermen and the residents of the villas lived in the 20th century and how man and nature coexisted in the archipelago. The day includes transportation by charter boat from Soukka Marina to Pentala and back, an active guided tour of the archipelago museum area, a self-directed nature tour of the island with the teacher and a time for eating packed lunches.

How to sign up

The excursion day is available for pupils on 5th and 6th grade in Espoo schools as a free annual KULPS visit. If a class has already used up its free annual KULPS visit, it is not possible to sign up that year.

KULPS excursions will take place 23.5.–31.5.2023 Tue–Fri and 1.–8.9.2023 Mon–Fri. The size for a group is a single school class. One excursion day has room for two classes. In total we can host 24 school groups during the 12 excursion days in 2023.

Reservation for KULPS excursions for spring and autumn 2023 start on Wed 1.3.2023 at 9:00. Reservations can be made only by telephone in Pentala Archipelago Museum number +358 43 8252 641. The reservation number is open from March to May, Tue–Thu 9–15. For questions and more information you can also contact us via email saaristomuseo@espoo.fi. Answer time to the email is 1–3 working days.

We accommodate for special needs - please tell us of them while booking!

Transportation is paid by the KULPS organization and city of Espoo. The transportation is managed by Suomen saaristokuljetus. In case of the boat operator deeming the weather unsafe, the museum reserves the right to cancel the excursion day on the same morning. The start and end point of the boat transportation is Soukka Marina.