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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

Seurasaari, Helsinki 00250, Finland
+358 9 40509660
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Seurasaari, Helsinki 00250, Finland
+358 9 40509660
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a definite place to see while in Helsinki and it id just a fabulous open air museum where you see old buildings that were brought to the island and re constructed. You get an idea of just what the people lived in back...More

Thank olie293
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for a stroll on a summerday. On a small island on the coast of Helsinki, near the museum of President Kekkonen, Tamminiemi.

Thank olli813
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got the service bus from the city centre out to the museum. It's very easy to get to and is a must do. You can easily spend 2 or 3 hours here. The entry price was reasonable and there is a lot to see....More

Thank Dean C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the middle of a city tour this island is a tranquil place to visit where red squirrels will come and sit at your feet.

Thank Leah_Gypsy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very easy to get to and well worth a visit. Really lovely to walk around and explore the interesting buildings and surrounds. We took a picnic lunch and got there very easily by local bus from central Helsinki. There were also lots of cheeky red...More

Thank FeeJoh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I caught the bus to the Open-Air Museum and it was really peaceful walking through the forest and coming across the old houses, windmills, shops and churches.

Thank claireym50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

25-30 minutes with the local bus company takes You from Helsinki city centre to this open-museum. During a warm summerday we spent some hours on this island investigating in how it was to live in Finland long time ago. You can also take a coffee...More

Thank Mats S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have spent there 4 hours. You can see there and visit many old, woodden, finnish buildings from XVIII and XIX century like storehouses, houses, churches, mills or shops. A lot of walking in nice park with the great smell of spruce and fir trees....More

Thank AnkaaaP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To visit Seurasaari is to explore the history of the various regions of Finland. A visit involves lots of walking on dirt paths up and down hills. To receive entrance into all the buildings requires purchasing a ticket. We did not do so, and still...More

1  Thank Paulandjean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked here from Hilton Kalastajatorppa. Otherwise take tram 4. Whole island is a public forest park, so you can walk anyywhere. If you wish to visit the open air museum buildings, get a museum entry ticket. Well worth it as the old buildings were very...More

Thank Ruth N
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Nina H
17 July 2017|
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Response from MarkHenryFinn | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can cycle to Seurasaari. Indeed the best cycling way follows the coast-line. On the road you have the Hietalahti market Place, big old cemetery, The Sibelius monument in a lovely park and a small cafe cottage just on... More
4 March 2017|
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Response from Antero M |
Hi, the trip from "Olympiaterminaali" takes 50 minutes either by bus 24 or tram 2 and 4. From another cruise harbour "Hernesaari" it is better to take a taxi. The trip takes 25 minutes (about 5 miles).
Samantha P
8 October 2016|
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Response from Gaute-Oslo | Reviewed this property |
The paid tour is not compulsory. You can walk around on the island for free and look at the buildings from the outside. But if you want to go inside the buildings and get some good insight from the guides working there you... More
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