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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...more
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... With all family. Everyone gets a thorough overview of findings from different eras up to 8000 years back.
My 8y old boy was keen to learn about Finnish history. On the top floor they have a separate playroom for kids as well (see pics).
This epic museum building was completed in 1910 and it is designed by famous Finnish architects Herman Gesellius, Armas Lindgren, and Eliel Saarinen. The architecture belongs to national romanticism and the interior to art nouveau.
The museum's entrance hall is the most striking room with...More
The building is beautiful to view and you can see it from most places around Helsinki.
The interior is beautifully decorated and a good layout to easily follow when walking around. The exhibitions offered were very interesting and offered 3 languages in their displays. The...More
We were touring around town on a cool morning and saw this and decided to drop in partly to warm up for an hour. The exhibits ranged from basic early human history with a Finnish bend, up to the major recession of the 90s, which...More
Starting from thousands of years ago this museum takes you through Finnish history and explains so much that we didn't know about Finland, particularly latterly the Swedish and Russian influences.
Extremely well laid out and incredibly comprehensive with exhibits loaned from around Scandinavia.
The museum provides an excellent overview of Finnish history from the Stone Age up to the present day. It’s well laid out with many interactive exhibits. There is a lot to see, we were there over 3 hours. I’ve visited a lot of museums and...More
Beautiful place with lots of interesting exhibits from the earliest prehistoric artifacts of (presumably) the first people living in Finland through to the modern day. The variety of exhibits is really amazing - there are traditional exhibits of artifacts in cases, but there are also...More