Museums upheld and/or owned by the City of Turku are:
- Turku Castle
- Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art
- Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum
- Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House
- Biological Museum
- Kurala Village of Living History
The City of Turku provides library services in the Main Library, in 12 Branch Libraries and in two Mobile Libraries. The Main Library is open every day. It contains several premises for events and exhibitions and plenty of study spaces. The Branch Libraries are community hubs in their respective areas. Besides information, experiences and IT equipment they provide various group activities and a gateway to other services in the area.