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Turku Biological Museum

Neitsytpolku 1, Turku 20800, Finland
+358 2 2620340
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Finnish wildlife in a nutshell

A small but cozy museum displaying Finnish wildlife in several different habitats. Very charming... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Tuomas K
Tiny natural history collection in lovely location

The exhibits are arranged beautifully so you can see the animals (stuffed mammals and birds in the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Lorna K
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
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Neitsytpolku 1, Turku 20800, Finland
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"taxidermy animals"
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"natural environment"
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"wooden building"
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"habitat"
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"educational"
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

A small but cozy museum displaying Finnish wildlife in several different habitats. Very charming wooden building. Located centrally a five minutes walk from the city square. Staff is helpful and polite. Kids love this place! Takes less than an hour to take a round. There's...More

Thank Tuomas K
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The exhibits are arranged beautifully so you can see the animals (stuffed mammals and birds in the main) in their natural environment ... but there's something really sad about seeing so many stuffed animals, even though it's educational. None of the labels of common names...More

Thank Lorna K
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

The museum was built in 1907 to display Finnish wildlife and thus to contribute to the education of the people. The wooden building is very beautiful, and in the summer surrounded by a green park. If you're into architecture and interested in how museums were...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2016

My kids enjoyed the displays of taxidermied animals in mock-ups of their natural habitats. I enjoyed them enjoying those displays, and I also enjoyed knowing that the displays were over 100 years old (most of the exhibits have not changed since 1907). If you look...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2015

This is a small place and well worth of visit with kids. Admission is modest and you'll get interesting animal scenes to see. Old wooden house hosts very nice Finnish landscape scenes which have lot of real animals in their natural environment. Scenes are well...More

Thank Antti L
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Reviewed 28 September 2014

This place is very tiny with what I think are taxidermy animals. The building itself seems very historic and is very dark inside. However it does focus on Finnish wildlife which is nice. You can look at everything in the building in about 10 minutes...More

Thank keef1988
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

An interesting museum, not as much for its informative value but for the curious old fashioned display in an astonishing old building. The museum shop is virtually nonexistent and the place is a bit seedy, but the museum is easy to reach. It does have...More

Thank Ilarius
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Reviewed 5 May 2013

About a dozen well done dioramas showing Finnish wildlife. We spent about half an hour, reasonable considering the low entry fee. The signs are in Finnish and Swedish but they will loan you a handout in other languages. The building is not well marked so...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2013 via mobile

A very small museum located in a very old, beautiful finnish art nouveau building next to a huge park. It's built up like a circle of typical Finnish nature scenes. When I was there they also exhibited butterflies, insects and mummified cats - nice! I...More

Thank Lobi_90
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