Kierikki Stone Age Center

The Kierikki Stone Age Center (Finnish: Kierikkikeskus) is a prehistoric and cultural archaeological tourism centre, located in Kierikki in the Yli-Ii district of Oulu, Finland.

Kierikki Stone Age Center

The Kierikki Stone Age Center (Finnish: Kierikkikeskus) is a prehistoric and cultural archaeological tourism centre, located in Kierikki in the Yli-Ii district of Oulu, Finland. The Kierikki centre is located along Route 8540, about ten kilometres from the centre of Yli-Ii. Oulu city centre is approximately 60 kilometres away.

The tourist centre opened in 2001. The building was the subject of an architectural competition in 1999. Professor Reijo Jallinoja, the winner of the competition, designed the building. The main building houses an archaeological exhibition.

The centre is surrounded by a village dating from the Stone Age of 6,000 years ago. The main building also houses a restaurant, gift shop, conference rooms and an auditorium.

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