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Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum)

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Part of finnish culture

Brought my friend from Ukraine to visit. Cool individual collection this time on show. Also very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ella H
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Beautiful, to say the least!!

Location is not ideal for travelers on foot from Railway station but is a must see, if visiting... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Romy K
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The Finnish Glass Museum has operated since 1981 in a former glassworks building converted into a museum designed By Tapio Wirkkala, academic and world-famous Finnish designer. The former glassblowing facility and the third floor of the museum are...more
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Tehtaankatu 23, Riihimaki 11910, Finland
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+358 19 7584108
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my friend from Ukraine to visit. Cool individual collection this time on show. Also very interesting to show and see how class is made.

Thank Ella H
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Location is not ideal for travelers on foot from Railway station but is a must see, if visiting Riihimäki. The collection is beautifully presented and the display has some very unique glass-art. Thoroughly recommended!

Thank Romy K
Reviewed June 5, 2018

The history of glass, types of glass. glass making techniques, glass designs, exhibitions, glass art. The Finish Glass museum gives you an opportunity to see all in one place. It is worth a visit.

Thank Mirjam B
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Interesting place but there could be more to see. History of glass is interesting to see. I recommend for Riihimäki visitors.

Thank Mika S
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Interesting museum with different exhibitions and during Christmas season they have nice selection of ornaments in museum shops. Cheap entrance fee too!

Thank aroundtheoyster
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

This museum is good reason to travel Riihimäki. Here you can see masterpieces of Finnish design and glass art, like Sarpaneva, Wirkkala, Aalto and many others. Also historical aspects are very well presented in this good museum.

Thank Ville T
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Lots of information about the Finnish design. Beautiful glass works and a nice shop. Worth to visit! Take a look also to the hunting museum, which is located just beside.

Thank mievaan
Suomen_lasimuseo, Guide at Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum), responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

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Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

They had all the important pieces of Finnish designr glass. Nice collection. I would visit again the Gift shop. The location is a bit far without a car but managable. There is other glass work shops close by aswell. (And the hunting museum next door).

Thank Anne_Ilona
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Finnish Glass museum gives an excellent overview of the history of Finnish Design. They have temporal exhibitions and permanent exhibition with examples of every designer from the Finnish Golden era 1950 to 1970's.

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Large permanent collection of unique glassworks by famous designers, and interesting changing exhibitons of different national and international designers. The building is a real old glass factory.

Thank Teija K
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The Finnish Glass Museum is open from February to December from 10 am to 6pm. Welcome!
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Response from Suomen_lasimuseo | Property representative |
We are located about 2,5 km from the Railway Station. Here is the timetable of the local buses. From the Riihimäki Railway Station you may take a bus nr. 2 (once an hour) Our address is: Tehtaankatu 23, Riihimäki If you... More
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June 23, 2016|
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Response from Suomen_lasimuseo | Property representative |
We are located about 65 km from Helsinki to north. Address is: Tehtaankatu 23, Riihimäki
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