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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

Seurasaari, Helsinki 00250, Finland
+358 9 40509660
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“red squirrels” (19 reviews)
“wooden bridge” (15 reviews)
Seurasaari, Helsinki 00250, Finland
+358 9 40509660
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

My husband, son and I stopped here on a bike ride and enjoyed seeing the historic buildings. They weren't open because it was the off season, but it was still great to walk around and read the informative plaques. You could spend a lot of...More

Thank cmk15
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We spent several hours on the Island. Unfortunately we were one day late for the tours but it was still a good visit. We reached the Island easily by bus. It is a beautiful place to spend an afternoon. Walking around viewing the buildings was...More

Thank ros12017
Reviewed 18 September 2017

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 6 September 2017

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 4 September 2017 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 3 September 2017

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.

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

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 1 September 2017

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 30 August 2017 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 26 August 2017 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

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10 November 2017|
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Response from Fangthewonderdog | Reviewed this property |
The only bits that are closed are the building interiors. You can still walk through the buildings, and that's worthwhile doing. THe island is very beautiful and worth a visit in its own right.
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
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).