June 2019 archive

An exhibition in Forum Marinum 14.6.—4.8.

We will put some old frogman equipment on display at Forum Marinum in the attic of Kruununmakasiini. The exhibition will be open from 14.6. to 4.8. and it is part of a larger pop-up exhibition event to explore how the museum could be developed in the future.

2019-06-06 Sukellusjaosto pays a visit

Turku YMCA Scuba diving section paid our museum a visit. After a refreshing cup of coffee we had the priviledge to get to know a commercial diving company and see the machinery they have designed and built. After a very interesting round trip we moved along to the museum. The twelve visitors were very interested …

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Exhibition and lecture at Raisio public library

Pinnan alla – työssä ja vapaalla (Submerged – at work and on leisure) is an exhibition featuring finnish diving history and diving equipment from the 1950’s and forward. The exhibition opens on 3rd of June and a one-hour public lecture is given by Jouko Moisala on 4th at 18:00. Doors open at 17:00. Free entry. …

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Public diving on Divers day

Historical Diving Society Finland organised its tenth annual Divers day event on 30th of May. As this was a jubilee year, a decision was made to invite the general public to dive river Aura in (a replica of) an 18th century diving bell. Some arrived on purpose, some by accident, but all were welcomed to …

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