Experience Lohja with children


Lohja offers a lot to do weather you’re travelling among adults and even if you have children with you. Popular destinations in Lohja are Neidonkeidas swimming pool and Tytyri mine museum, but in addition to these, there are lots of other places in Lohja where the entire family can enjoy themselves. Here are some excellent destinations where the whole family will be entertained.

Karnaistenkorpi nature trail

This is a great opportunity to have fun and learn something new about nature at the same time. Story trail is located in Karnaistenkorpi recreation area which is the largest outdoor area in Lohja. Story trail goes across the desert and every now and then along the trail there is a stop and it’s time to do some tasks that are about nature. Story trail is fun and instructive way to brush up knowledge about nature. Worth mentioning is also the fact that nature trail goes on top of Helsinki – Turku motorway! 

Guidance is available for the path but you can also go through it by yourself. Read more about Karnaistenkorpi and other nature trails from visit lohja website.

Museum Lohja

Does your family like more indoor activities than outdoor activities? Then you should defenetly visit The Lohja Museum! The standing exhibition describes the lives of different social classes starting from the 19th century. Another standing exhibition is called “Our hometown Lohja” which describes the history of Lohja area from Stone Age till today. Exhibitions are held in main museum building, in Iso-Pappila showroom and also in Linder-hall which is located in Lohja main library. During summer time Museum Lohja arranges special exhibitions. 

Lohja Museum is open from Tuesdays to Fridays. On Mondays the museum is closed. Detailed opening hours you can check from the museum website (the website is in finnish).

Children’s plays in Theater Lohja

On 2nd of April Theater Lohja premiers the classic play Beauty and the Beast which is appropriate for the entire family. The play is about how love really conquers all. It can break even the thoughest shell and reveal the most handsome prince. Key themes in the play are also self-sacrifice, jelousy and friendship. 

Tickets to the play cost 10 euros, from groups it will be 9 euros. 

The address to the theater is Suurlohjankatu 12, 08100 LohjaYou can also visit theater’s website or Facebook (both of these sites are in finnish).

Kisakallio Sports Institute

Kisakallio Sports Institute keeps people active from child to adult and it’s defenetly a place to visit if there’s children in the family. Kisakallio quarentees that featured content is made by professional ability, it’s well – thought out and time spent together with family is cosy. Among different sports activities Kisakallio Sports Institute offers tasty food and comfortable accommodation. 

Sports Institute’s offerings include hockey school, Epiphany happenings plus events with different themes, such as weekend for lovely ladies and the week for those who love to move in the middle of nature. 

From Kisakallio Sports Institute’s website you can see more about this athletic venue. 

Bowling alley in Lohja

Bowling is fun activity for all ages. Bowling alley in Lohja is located on the ground floor of Neidonkeidas swimming pool, at address Runokatu 1. Bowling alley is open every day and their prices quarentee that everybody can go bowling if that is ones passion. 

Birthday party coming up and still in need of a venue? Go bowling! Lohja’s bowling alley offers birthday package which allowes you or your child to bowl with ten friends. Package costs 140 euros and it includes one hour of bowling, cream cake, ice cream or pizza and chips, candies and 10 half-liter bottles of soft drinks. You can customise your own package with however you want it. 

From Lohja bowling association website you can find phone number and e-mail address where you can ask more information. 

With these tips you will have a great start for your trip to Lohja. And from visitlohja website you can find even more activities and possibilites that Lohja has to offer. 

Welcome to Lohja, Western Uusimaa with the entire family! 

Suvi Mäkinen