The collections at the Jakobstad-Pietarsaari museum contains objects, art and textiles. The tasks of the museum are to preserve, research, conserve and exhibit.
The collections have substantially expanded by donations. The museum gladly continues to accept donations.
The museum also manages the the Strengberg tobacco museum and the Veteran collection.
The Jakobstad-Pietarsaari museum manages an extensive art collection including over 2000 cataloged numbers. Art became an important part of the museum when curator Viktor Sund, who had a great interest in art, began to collect art already in the 1920’s. Read more about the art collection.
The Jakobstad-Pietarsaari museum owns a significant amount of objects. The number of catalogued objects is more than 30 000. These are primarily cultural-historical objects and objects that reflects the history of the Jakobstad region. The objects are partly donated to the museum and partly purchased. The museum continually accepts donations from individuals, companies and associations. Read more about the object collection.
The museum’s textiles collection comprises roughly 10 000 cataloged numbers. The collection includes both upper class and peasantry textiles. Read more about the textiles collection.