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The very good biological museum

Terranova is situated in the same building with "Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museo" (read... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Kouvola, Finland
A must-see museum

If you have time only for one museum, this is it. Terranova presents the Kvarken archipelago... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Mikael F
Vantaa, Finland
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Museokatu 3, Vaasa 65100, Finland
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Terranova is situated in the same building with "Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museo" (read separate Tripadvisor reviews) and you may visit both of them with the same ticket. Terranova is a very good biological museum. You could call it a natural science exhibition, too. It...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

If you have time only for one museum, this is it. Terranova presents the Kvarken archipelago, which was chosen in 2006 to become Finland's first natural heritage site on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites. It shows the development of the Earth and the land...More

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This museum has several separate exhibits under one roof. For example, there is a natural history section, a games section and a media section. There ia a great section on the history of Vaasa. But, overall, each section is relatively small so we had been...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The information about the ice ages is very interesting, perhaps more interesting than the items in the section. One can learn very interesting facts there, don't miss it. You have access to the other parts of the museum, and can see clothes, tools and many...More

Thank Uaydin
Reviewed 16 October 2016

You can get a lot of information about the nature and animals from the Gulf of Bothnia and the Quark area. An interesting tour. There were a lot of families with children. And with the same fee you will get into the history museum (Pohjanmaan...More

Thank MC0777
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Museum worth visiting if your nearby . Def take a look at the videos on the right side of the downstairs.interesting

Thank Nikoll M
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Had really been looking forward to visiting this museum to learn more about the natural forces at work in the region. Sadly there was a problem with the electricity and the museum was closed for at least 2 days. The very helpful visitor centre should...More

Thank callala
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Very good section on the particular geography of the area which we found very interesting. Good natural history section too.

Thank SamieLips
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Very good presentation of the fauna and flora in Finland. Nice video clip in the theater on the Kvarken Ice Age site and the receding water levels due ground up-lift.

Thank htukk
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Museums are not so popular these days, especially for teenagers. However in my opinion, people that will stay in the area for more than 2 months should give it a chance and visit the Terranova museum. On Friday's it is free of charge for students....More

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