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National Museum of Finland

Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 40 1286469
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National Museum illustrates Finnish history from medieval times to the 19th century. The museum's unique exhibits tells of the life from a period of over 1000 years. Temporary exhibitions on current themes and an interactive exhibition Vintti, where you can experience history by doing yourself.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 40 1286469
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit, especially if Finland's history is a bit of mystery to you. Well run, easy to navigate, with some very interesting displays. Good cafe.

Thank traveller7of9
Reviewed 1 week ago

That is the site a little bit aside from the very center of Helsinki, i.e.the region around the Central Railway Station, the Ateneum Museum and the very known Stockman Grand Store. We visited this very important museum of history of Finland from the prehistoric times...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely building with many exhibits from Finnish history and medieval times (some exhibits are temporary). Some lovely photo opportunities. This was the last place we visited on day 1 after quite a full day, so it can easily be done in conjunction with other...More

1  Thank WLKennedy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a good couple hours here. Learnt something new and all in all do not regret time spent here. The special exhibit on the spirits of the arctic was quite memorable.

1  Thank PINELights
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the more impressive looking structures in Helsinki and may be worth a walk out of the city to get a closer look. I visited late on a Sunday afternoon in October and the museum was already closed for the day (although...More

1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Finnish National museum is a nice place to visit especially on a rainy or cold day. The permanent collection takes you around the building and gives you a good understanding of the Finnish history and if you do it in a leisurely pace it...More

1  Thank MrPhileasF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visitors who enjoy getting to know the country they are exploring will enjoy the National Museum of Finland in Helsinki, which depicts Finnish life from prehistoric times to the present. Housed in an impressive Romantic style building, the museum's permanent exhibition is divided into five...More

1  Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The National Museum is a fantastic place to visit. Exhibits were beautifully presented with descriptions in English, Finnish and Swedish. Many exhibits included an interactive component. The photographic exhibition presented a comprehensive overview of Finland's cultural, social and political development. The top floor was an...More

1  Thank Val J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you get in the reption. Have alook up at the ceiling and the classi Gallen Kallela paintings. On each Exhibition room a PC explaining in several Language what you can see: From stone older time, through Swedish period to Russian period to Independent period

1  Thank Henrik I
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Their are two floors of real historical things you need to know of Finland, it goes from the bottom where they explain where the first humans came to Finland and what they make and do too the first floor where you can find out how...More

1  Thank Sara K
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14 July 2017|
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Response from tallpinesCO | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see them. Possibly you are thinking of a different museum? This is in Helsinki.