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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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is indeed more difficult to find those shy red squirrels – compared to their grey families :). But then I heard that in a tiny islet closed to Helsinki, we could easily find red squirrels to play with. And that was true! This islet...More

Thank Kuncoro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this island and it offered us a nice outdoor walking activity. Here there are wooden houses. It is the place to get a feel of the traditional lifestyle of the local people.The outdoors and the nature is the other attraction.

Thank sham56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very average place, if you have time can visit this but the island is beautiful during summer months.

Thank arindamdeb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Access to the island is free and you can look at the old wooden buildings from outside as well, for entering you need to buy a ticket either from the main kiosk or at the door from the guide dressed in period costumes. Signs are...More

2  Thank Heli P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This island is a nice place for the locals to bring their families for an outing. As for a tourist attraction I was on a guided tour with SBP tours, we did not receive any information about any structures or any demonstrations, I'm sure this...More

Thank carribbeanmic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the good fortune of visiting Seurasaari during Helsinki Days, so there was no charge for entry and there were docents dressed in period clothing available to answer questions (and they spoke English). Seurasaari was a nice way to be out of doors in...More

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting in historical terms, but could do with better descriptions, dates and origin of the buildings, with a map of Finland to help.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Just outside of the city center this is a fantastic place to learn and see Finnish history! The inside of the buildings are fascinating and all the staff are so helpful and full of information. The guide book given at the gate when you pay...More

3  Thank AdventureUnlimited01
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Loved this- alot to see and great walk. Definitely good place to go to spend some time in Helsinki and learn a bit of History. Lovely Place

Thank Sarah_2449
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Seurasaari is a wonderful place to spend a nice summer day in the nature close to the city. The open-air museum has some nice attractions, but going for a walk is just as nice. The island is full of animals like squirrels and birds that...More

Thank santeri458
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Nina H
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Response from Kixon | Reviewed this property |
You will have no problem cycling, if you wan't a truly scenic route avoiding the city, head west along the coastline through hietalahti, go through the beautiful hietaniemi and the cemetery there and follow the shore to... More
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RAD10977
3 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).
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Samantha P
7 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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