Finnish Accordion Museum

The Finnish Accordion Museum is located in the Sysmä centre.

The  Museum is based on the private collection of Tauno Ylönen and was opened to the public in 1993. At present, there are almost two hundred accordions on display. A harmonica section of over 50 instruments was added to the museum in 2001. The museum also display various items related to accordions and a gallery of photographs and prizes. The oldest item in the museum is a so-called spoon-bass accordion from 1850.

Along with its permanent exhibition, the Finnish Accordion Museum has annually changing theme exhibitions. The exhibitions have focused for example on master accordion players, accordion music of the war years and the dance music of the 1950s and 1960s, as well as the history and products of different accordion factories in Finland.

Visitors may also play accordions in the museum.

The museum receives support from the Finnish Accordion Museum Association.

Address: Uotintie 4, 19700 Sysmä
Open: 5.6.-31.8.2019 Wed - Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat 10 am - 2 pm, outside opening hours by appointment.
Antrance: 5 €, students 3 €, children under 12 free
Contact: Tauno Ylönen +358 50 565 1219
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