Day Trip to Kierikki Stone Age Centre

Experience the lively atmosphere of the Stone Age at Kierikkikeskus Stone Age village!

The Saaga Travel bus from Oulu to Kierikki runs on Saturdays from July 2 to August 6, 2022. Departure from Kaarlenväylä street next to Oulu Market Square at 10.00.

Note: on Saturday August 6 the return trip back to Oulu leaves at 17.00 due to the Ancient Market special event in Kierikki.

Kierikki Stone Age Centre is beautifully located on the banks of the Iijoki River, less than an hour’s drive from Oulu. Kierikki is a combination of an archeological museum and modern log architecture. One of the most magnificent and largest log buildings in Europe has won several awards.

Kierikki entrance fee includes a film in a 100-seat auditorium, entry to the archeological exhibition and the stone age village, as well as a café-restaurant serving our customers in the main building.

You can explore the outdoor area on your own. There is a guide in the Stone Age village and nice things to do for the whole family. Guests can also explore the archeological excavations.

The café-restaurant in the main building offers a selection of refreshments, hot and cold drinks, as well as sweet and savory items. In our museum shop you will find personal souvenirs.

Additional program on summer Saturdays:

Sat 2.7. at 12.30 open concert by the City of Oulu summer musicians, further information (in Finnish) in the Facebook event.

Anita Jussila does traditional parking work with the public on Saturdays in the Stone Age Village.

Sat 2.7. Peeling and cooking spruce, willow and alder. Tasting the park to identify the tannin. Possible start of tanning of sheepskin plants

Sat 9.7. Different forms of fat park, reindeer skin tanning and sheepskin egg tanning. Plant parking of sheepskin continues.

Sat 16.7. Fish skin processing. The fish are tanned with vegetable and fat, and the fat tanned is dyed naturally.

Sat 23.7. For the treatment of vegetable tanned fish, fatty tanned fish are still pretending. Treatment and softening of vegetable tanning beds.

Sat 30.7. Putting the reindeer hide in the frame and continuing the work in progress from previous weekends.

Sat 6.8. Special event: Kierikki Ancient Market from 10 am to 5 pm.


Bus to Kierikki, return tickets:

  • in advance online: adults 25 e, children 4-14 years 13 e, children 0-3 free. Students can buy children's tickets, present student card to the driver.
  • from the bus adults 30 e, children 4-14 years 18 e, children 0-3 free. Student discount not available from the driver.

Entrance fee to Kierikki Stone Age Centre (purchased on site)

  • Adult 10 €
  • Children 6-17 years 7 €
  • Children 0-5 years free of charge
  • Students, pensioners, unemployed, conscripts 7 €
  • Family ticket (2+2 / 1+3) 27 €
  • Additional children to the family ticket 4 €
  • Admission with the Museum Card and Kaiku Card free of charge
  • Admission by personal assistant free of charge
  • Note. Sat 6.8. There is an Ancient Market event, with increased entry fee. Learn more about the diverse program and ticket prices during the Ancient Market on the website

Read more on Kierikki website

See the Details section below for more information on the trip and a more detailed bus schedule.


NOTE! If you want to add several ticket types, click "Add to cart" for each passenger and after you have added all passengers, move to shopping cart when all passengers have been added. Reserve a seat also for 0-3-year-olds.


Additional information

Day Trip from Oulu to Kierikki Stone Age Centre

Further information about the trip

This is a guaranteed departure that is implemented without a minimum number of participants. The price is the price of a return ticket. The European Disability Card holder's assistant travels on our tour bus free of charge when the card has an A mark. The cardholder pays for his/her own trip.

If you have a larger group (5 people or more), please buy tickets or let us know in advance the night before departure by 6.00 pm on 08 655 5100 so that we will be able to book a sufficiently large bus. Reserve your own seat also for a child aged 0-3.

Bus schedule

On Saturdays 2.7.-6.8.2022:

Oulu-Kierikki Stone Age Centre
10.00 Kaarlenväylä street (by Oulu Market Square)
Merikoskenkatu (express stop)
Bus stops along Kuusamontie on request, contact Saaga Travel in advance
10.50 Kierikki Stone Age Centre
Kierikki Stone Age Centre-Oulu
14.15* Kierikki Stone Age Centre
15.05 Kaarlenväylä street (by Oulu Market Square)

* On Saturday, August 6, 2022, there is a special event, Kierikki Ancient Market and the return trip to Oulu will exceptionally leave at 5 pm, being in Oulu at 5:50 pm.

On Sunday 7 August an additional trip to Kierikki Ancient Market, read more and buy tickets here.

Terms and conditions

1. Guaranteed departure and Saaga Travel's right to cancel the trip

Day Trip to Kierikki is operated as a guaranteed departure. If there is one customer, the route will be operated.

If no tickets have been sold from Oulu to Kierikki, there will be no return bus from Kierikki to Oulu either.

We recommend to book the trip by 18.00 the night before the departure in order to be able to estimate the number of passengers and to determine the right size of the bus.

2. The customer's right to cancel a trip they have already purchased

The customer has the right to cancel the booking. If a trip already purchased is canceled by the customer no later than three days before departure, we will withhold a cancellation fee of EUR 10 and refund the balance of the amount paid.

If canceled by the customer up to two days before date of departure, no fee will be refunded.

We recommend to have a travel insurance, which covers cancellation and accidents and illnesses during the trip.

Other Day Trips and Tours by Saaga Travel

Do you like our day trip to Kierikki Stone Age Centre? You may also be interested in our other day trips and travel packages. For more information see Saaga Travel Webshop.

On Sunday 7 August an additional trip to Kierikki Ancient Market, read more and buy tickets here.

Additional information

Select date

2.7.2022, 9.7.2022, 16.7.2022, 23.7.2022, 30.7.2022, 6.8.2022

Select passenger

Adult, Child 4-14, Child 0-3

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