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Natural History Museum of Central Finland

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Nice nature exhibition

Nice nature exhibition, good overview of Central Finland nature. You can see birds and fishes in... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Kari V
Jyvaskyla, Finland
Best view to town

The museum is located in Jyvaskyla's old water tower. The museum itself is ok but the best part of... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Ihantolantie 5, Jyvaskyla 40720, Finland
+358 40 8054043
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Nice nature exhibition, good overview of Central Finland nature. You can see birds and fishes in real size, elk too!

Thank Kari V
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

While the museum is small, the entrance is free and the exhibition is educational and interesting. If you want to know more about Finnish nature, it is worth a visit. Especially because the location is so good!

Thank September D
Reviewed December 22, 2017

The museum is located in Jyvaskyla's old water tower. The museum itself is ok but the best part of lacation is the tower. One can partly use fhe lift to middke part where is a terrace and quality restaurant and view to city and surrounding...More

Thank AriRusila
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Although this exhibition is not big, it's completely free and well created. I can recommend this place for both adaults and kids. Visit the view tower at the same time and please use stairs! 😉

Thank Finnwhale
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Wild animals of central Finland are displayed here. There are some information found about the species at site.

Thank timetso
Reviewed March 24, 2017

A good place to get to know Finland. The interior was nice and informative. I think a good place to know about Finland.

Thank SuperMT
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

You can walk or use lift to go up to the top and see how beautiful of Jyväskylä is. During walking to the museum, a lot of pine trees to see and they are so amazing. On the ground floor, there are lots of animals...More

Thank Awthekid
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Water tower in Jyväskylä, called "Vesilinna" Historical, monumentic place in the middle of Finland and Jyväskylä. Location is in the top of natural, green environment of the top of the forest ridge.

Thank Budapest-traveller61
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Very good location and also very easy to reach from the railwaystation. No entrence fee and a very nice restaurant upstairs, good combination to visit both of them! The exhibiton "enviroment as a heritage" was very good and interesting. Also small children have been taken...More

Thank Eketsuu
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Very nice small museum in the Harju water tower, dark and lovely atmosphere with all the main animals in Finland in a beautiful exhibition. After the museum you can have coffee or food upstairs or just have a look from the tower over the city.

Thank liska75
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