The Sailor’s Home Museum is located close to the city centre on the island of Pikisaari.

By foot

The easiest way to arrive at The Sailor’s Home Museum is by foot.

Three bridges lead to the island, two of which are designated only for pedestrians and cyclists. These two bridges lead to Pikisaari either from Toppilansaari or from the city centre, from between the city theatre and the main library. The third bridge connects to the island from Raatti.

If you are arriving from the train station, walk along Rautatienkatu street towards south, all the way up to Pakkahuoneenkatu street. Continue your way along Kaarlenväylä street until you arrive at the city theatre and the main library. Walk along the pedestrian and cycle path bridge ahead of you and you will arrive in Pikisaari.

By bike

The main cycle lane route in Oulu region travels through Pikisaari. The route travels from the city centre to Toppilansaari and Nallikari.

For more information about the cycle lane network in Oulu, please view the route guide provided on the Oulu transportation website.

By public transportation

The closest bus stops to Pikisaari are Raatti E, Raatti P, Pekuri E and Kaupungintalo P.

You can view the bus schedules and routes on the Oulu public transportation website.

By car

You can arrive in Pikisaari by car via the Merikoski bridges and Raatinsaari. The closest parking space can be found along Pikisaarentie street. It is located a small distance ahead of the museum.

There is plenty of parking space on several different parking lots in Raatinsaari.


An accessible entrance to the museum can be found at the back of the museum building.

Guide dogs are welcome to the museum!


Unfortunately there is no customer toilet at the museum. If you have a toilet pass, you may use the staff toilet.