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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” (71 reviews)
“stone age” (14 reviews)
“pre history” (11 reviews)
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Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 40 1286469
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Reviewed yesterday

Sorry to say, I was in a bit of a hurry during the visit to the museum, and I did not have the time to see all the exhibitions. However, the Story of Finland-exhibition was really interesting and well presented (although you might not get...More

Thank IC4658
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The exhibits begin in the basement with artifacts starting with the Stone Age. The higher you ascend the more recent the history, right up to 2017. A nice children's workshop is on the top level. Looking for wonderful exhibits that reveal more avout Finland. For...More

Thank jpetula
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I felt like I learnt very few from this museum. After being positively amazed by the design and technology of the Prehistory section, I realized this section didnt really gave me a idea of who and from where the Finns are. Im OK with exhibiting...More

Thank Kormin
Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum gives you much information and it's given in rather an original form. You don't get bored and can feel that Finns really respect their culture and history and treat them with care. A bit too many things from Sweden (which is natural but...)...More

Thank Irikos
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Finely crafted exhibition about the pre-history and history of the area and cultures that have preceded present day Finland. Exhibition is informative and it utilizes contemporary technology in its construction. Highly recomnended.

Thank Toni H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I 've always loved the building itself. The entrance hall has famous paintings in the ceiling. Suomen tarina -exhibition (the tale of Finland) was really iteresting... at least for a Finn.

Thank Kanerva
Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located this beautiful art noveau building is a must-see – and not only for history lovers. Even if you are not too much into history, you will enjoy this museum. The building itself is beautiful – there is also a lovely garden in the...More

Thank lmsk2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew a little bit about the history of Finland from reading guidebooks but this filled in the gaps in a very comprehensive way. Sometimes there is just too much in a museum for you to absorb it properly but this was just right. Prehistoric,medieval...More

Thank randomhousereader
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice museum. I spent a few rainy hours there. Lots in English. I expected a bit more history of the creation of the country but overall it was good. One small section had an audio tour but even in that section most things weren't part...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum takes you through pre history all the way to modern today. The pre history items are particularly impressive. An eye opener to how Finns lived thousands year ago.

Thank merrynomad
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13 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.