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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.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“finnish history” (67 reviews)
“stone age” (13 reviews)
“pre history” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 40 1286469
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Reviewed 3 days 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

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 5 days 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

Thank Val J
Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank Henrik I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Sara K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building in which the museum is housed both inside and out has to be admired. It looks as though at one time it was a church. It is 10 Euros for an adult and there are reductions for old people , children and students....More

Thank Debbie Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice museum but smaller than I thought it would have been. Spent about one hour in it looking at interesting exhibits. Nice place to visit.

Thank SoonerSailor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lovely building is an laudable exhibit in its own right. With a temendous decorative facade it looks wonderful from any perspective. The fine spaces within are an ideal backdrop for the many displays. We began our tour in the Prehistory section. Grand treasures from...More

1  Thank permia
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Our local guide explained that the National Museum shows Finnish history from prehistoric times to the present day. The museum's unique exhibits tells of the life from over 10,000 years ago. The permanent exhibitions of the National Museum are divided into six parts. The Treasure...More

1  Thank MWandAW
Suomenkansallismuseo, Museum Assistant at National Museum of Finland, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Dear MWandAW, The permanent exhibitions of National Museum of Finland are having renovations. The Treasure Troves and the exhibition Land and Its People are permanently closed. The Prehistory exhibition has been fully rebuilt in spring 2017. In December 2017 we will have a new part...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

As living in Helsinki it is easy to visit Finlands National Museum and to get acquainted with it little by little. This time visited the temporary exhibition telling in an interesting way about the past 100 years. The recently renovatated part host The Finnish acient...More

Thank Maari100
Reviewed 13 October 2017

A great place to while away a few hours, especially during inclement or unfriendly weather. Comprehensive view of Finnish history, especially the Swedish years. Several tram lines go right by.

Thank dr_iggy
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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.