The City of Colourful Cloth - guided tours in English
You are most welcome to join our English speaking guide on a journey through the history of Forssa.
13 th of September at 5 pm (Free entry during the Mahdollisuuksien tori -event)
16th of October at 2 pm
13th of November at 2 pm
The English speaking tour
is free of charge, you only pay for entrance:
Under 18 years 0€
THE CITY OF COLOURFUL CLOTH
Our permanent exhibition City of Colourful Cloth tells how Forssa evolved from a group of farming villages of the middle of the 19th century into a modern industrial city.
It tells how Axel Wahren founded Forssa and how “cotton angels” came to work in the factory. It tells about the time when the river through the city got blue, green or red, depending on the dyeing plant. It also tells about later days when rotating machines produced kilometers of colourful cloth, and when houses were made of concrete.