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National Museum of Finland

Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 40 1286469
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Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

For many foreign tourists a view of the exterior will suffice because the exhibits are devoted to details of the country's history that may not resonate with outsiders.

Thank mjrg59
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The museum is undergoing significant renovations through 2018 do some galleries were closed. It's well presented and glow is great through the galleries. You're very unlikely to get lost! Displays were in multiple languages, but the omission of Russian from most of the exhibits was...More

Thank bankrbear
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This museum building has a rich heritage in its own right and is worth exploring just for that. The prehistoric / dinosaur display is fun, the zones of the world exhibit is interesting (though sad to see so many stuffed animals). They have lockers for...More

Thank Kew_Nick
Reviewed 29 August 2016

There were a number of interesting exhibits throughout the museum. The working life of the people of the North was well done -- very informative. There were a number of displays of craft work which was very detailed. Look out for a table which has...More

Thank BVS5
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful exhibit on medieval art including carved wood icons. Follows the history of the city for a few centuries via portraits, objects, furniture, etc. I especially enjoyed the exhibit on the Samí people. There are English placards in each room giving an overall description of...More

Thank genibre69
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Some portions closed and under loud construction. Took way from the experience but is to be expected from time to time. The parts that we did see were well displayed. Only tidbits of information on the items available so more concise historical summary would be...More

Thank I_Roam_AB
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I went here on a weekday so it was quiet and very nice to look around. It was very peaceful and had a nice atmosphere, some of the artifacts were very interesting to read up on and it gave a good insight into the history...More

Thank ColinvandenDikk
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Purpose built to house the national collection of historic artifacts from prehistory to the present day. The building itself is a fine example of National Romantic architecture. Outside a number of elements from other buildings are incorporated into the structure of this one. Inside it...More

2  Thank Berichthier214
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We visited free. It was good with lots of exhibits. Over a few floors. Currently has a temporary exhibition.

Thank HSUK_2011
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We visited the National Museum as a family. It opened at 11 am and as we were early we explored the surroundings- beautiful architecture clads the history of Finland. Inside there is a range to see from furniture to clothing to a log cabin! We...More

Thank Andrea W
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