The Historic Aland Museum – Finland
In the eastern part of the town Mariehamn, there is lying the Aland Museum in the Aland Islands of Finland. In Swedish language it is called Konstmuseum. It is one of the most important museums of Aland. It is in divided into two main parts as main museum and Art museum, both are attached to each other. The main museum is a presentation of the all over history of Aland but the art museum shows the local art and skills. Over the entire whole museum is a representative of Finland and Sweden presenting the culture and civilization of both countries. The Aland museum was established in 1963. This museum goes under the category of general history.
The museum heads several exhibitions every year and is having display of hundreds of collections including handicrafts, paintings historical monuments and others items presenting the Swedish culture and Finnish governance. Some of the items are too old that there age goes back to the Stone Age which includes a famous boat which is made up of seal’s skin. Beside this a painting of a forest is one of its most valuable items which show the ruining of Russians in Aland. This museum’s exhibition has the world’s oldest bottles of bear and champagne for its visitors.
It has paints showing the destructions, civil wars and attacks on Aland. The museum heads a special exhibition every year displaying the items found in the Baltic sea every year which includes a broken beer bottle but with this it has also on offer for the local skillful persons to show their art in these exhibitions.
The museum has been used more for exhibitions. Right now it is under the construction and close for public. The Aland museum got the prize from the council of Europe museum.