Kierikki Stone Age Centre is located on the north bank of the River Iijoki, about five kilometers from the center of Yli-Ii and about 50 kilometers from Oulu.
Kierikki Stone Age Centre cannot be reached by public transport, so we recommend arriving by car.

Visiting address: Pahkalantie 447, Oulu (Yli-Ii)


Kierikki centre, main building

The public parking area is located north of the main building, and there is a parking space for disabled drivers in front of the main building next to the main entrance.

A bicycle rack is next to the entrance.

The accessible main entrance with ramp is located in the northern corner of the building. The door is not automatic, but the information desk personnel are prepared to assist visitors. Please ring the bell on the right side of the main entrance.

The information desk is located in the arrival hall of the main building. Coat racks, lockers with locks can also be found in the arrival hall.

The interior of the main building is mostly accessible by wheelchair, with the exception of the exhibition space in the loft of the restaurant, where an exhibition on the construction of the Iijoki hydropower plant is on display. There is no elevator in the building.

The toilets in the main building are accessible and located in the arrival hall next to coat racks and storage facilities. The accessible toilet also has a nursing table. Strollers can be borrowed from the main building if necessary.

The auditorium has an induction loop.
Guide and assistance dogs are welcome in the museum premises.

Stone age village

The Stone Age village is partially accessible by wheelchair.

A wide plank path leads from the main building to the Stone Age village. The route between the main building and the Stone Age village, as well as the trap path around the Stone Age village, are mainly a two-metre-wide plank path and a stone ash path.

In rainy weather or frost, the plank path can be slippery. There is one short steep hill on the route, which can be traversed by a disabled person with an assistant. If necessary, the Stone Age village can also be reached via the village’s gravel-surfaced service road.

Access to the central campfire site and activity points of the Stone Age village is accessible by wheelchair. One of the dwellings in the village is wheelchair accessible at least with an assistant. If necessary, the guides of the Stone Age village will help guests with reduced mobility to visit the dwelling.

The service building of the Stone Age village has an accessible toilet.
The service building has a wheelchair that can be borrowed.

Guide and assistance dogs as well other dogs are welcome in the museum premises and other dogs in the Stone Age village. However, dogs should be on a leash.