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Not My Thing but it is Part of Finnish Culture

We stumbled on this museum. With 6% of the Finnish population registered hunters, hunting is a... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2016
Colin582
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Melbourne
Interesting things for ladies too

There was all kind of different interest`s for ladies too, how ever I`m not interested about... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2016
Heli N
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Riihimäki, Southern Finland, Finland
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28 Aug 2016
“Not My Thing but it is Part of Finnish Culture”
25 Apr 2016
“Interesting things for ladies too”
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The Hunting Museum of Finland is the leading information center and service institution on its field in Finland. The mission of the museum is to collect, to study, to preserve, and to display Finnish hunting culture, past and present. The museum...more
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Tehtaankatu 23 A, Riihimaki 11910, Finland
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

We stumbled on this museum. With 6% of the Finnish population registered hunters, hunting is a part of their culture. There was an amazing number of animals and birds on display showing how many are killed each year. It is a pro-hunting museum so it...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Colin582
Reviewed April 25, 2016

There was all kind of different interest`s for ladies too, how ever I`m not interested about hunting or guns aso

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Heli N
Reviewed September 20, 2015

This relatively small, specialised museum is right next door to the better-known glass-museum - but certainly worth a visit. The museum displays the history of hunting in Finland from the dawn of times to modern day. Plenty to see and experience, also children will find...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

My young kids absolutely loved this museum! The interactions was great, and the staff was very helpful and informative. The kids loved the Reindeer/Moose type statues. :)

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Reviewed December 4, 2013

The Hunting Museum of Finland has very good collection of hunting tools. If you are interested in the history and procedures of hunting in Finland, this might be the museum for you. The collections could be renewed every now and then. The best activities are...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Suomen M, Public Relations Manager at Hunting Museum of Finland, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2013

Thank you for your feedback! We have started to renew our permanent exhibtions in 2011. The process will last until end of 2015. The first section of new permanent exhibition was opened February 2013. The next phase - the trophy collection - shall be opened...More

Reviewed October 25, 2013

For some people this museum might be of interest and there were a few exhibits that were OK but the biggest negative for me was the room of hunting trophies, from Africa and elsewhere around the world. I don't see the point in celebrating needless...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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Suomen M, Public Relations Manager at Hunting Museum of Finland, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2013

Thank you for your feed back! The trophy collection is rising the most contradictory reactions among our visitors. Our mission is to collect, to study, to preserve, and to display Finnish hunting culture, past and present. Lately, trophy hunting and traveling abroad for hunting have...More

Reviewed August 24, 2013

Sorry but this looks like it has had no investment for many years - not the most exciting place to visitMore

Date of experience: August 2013
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Suomen M, Public Relations Manager at Hunting Museum of Finland, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2013

Thank you for your feedback! Knowing the fact you brought up in your review, we have started renewing our permanent exhibtions in 2011. The first new section of the new permanent exhibition - 'Thrill of the Hunt' - was opened in February 2013. The section...More

Reviewed September 30, 2012

After you visited the Glass Museum which is next door, you can visit this museum at a reduced price. The museum is very professional and has a huge variety of Taxidermies and hunting tools. It is a monument of ruining the nature by the human...More

Date of experience: June 2012
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