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Snellmaninkatu 2, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 10 8312981
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Went there and learnt the history of money, monetary systems and monetary economy as well as the function of a modern central bank as a member of the European System of Central Banks. Free admission. Good quality products in the museum shop. Nice coffee at...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Interesting museum, especially if you are interested in history, economics or design of money. And it is free!

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Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Visited this place as it's just beside the Helsinki cathedral. They have lots of information on how currency was form etc..

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Housed in a fine building this was an excellent account of trade and its associated means of payment from the earliest days to the present. Beginning with the first bartering of goods with payment comprising valuable items it progresses to coinage use. Developments under Swedish...More

Thank permia
Reviewed October 26, 2016

To some it is not perhaps the most interesting of subjects but the museum did provide a wealth of information. Plenty to see and read and a dastardly difficult quiz at the end. It is located on the same block as the cathedral on the...More

Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed June 22, 2016

This museum is hidden below the Cathedral but is well-worth seeking out. It is small but full of interesting information about the history of the bank and the economy of Finland. There is a fun little machine where you can check your banknotes for counterfeiting...More

Thank geographyguy_11
Reviewed March 16, 2015

It's a very interesting place just in the centre of the city. Yere you'll follow the stages of bank system of Finland, see note and coins designs, enjoy the photos (and examples!) of equipment and tools used to produce money. And also you'll be able...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2014

There are exhibitions about money in Finland as well as history of Euro in Finland. Several informative videos about how euros are made and designed. Also old Finnish and other European currencies on display. Very interesting and informative. Kids may get bored though. The visit...More

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