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The Finnish Railway Museum

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A must-see museum for train enthusiasts and others too

Hyvinkää can be reached by suburban train from Helsinki in 45 minutes. There is a 10-minutes walk... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mikael F
Vantaa, Finland
A must for railway buffs, especially the fantastic "Imperial Train"!

The Finnish railway museum is located some 60 km from Helsinki, but if you have the opportunity, it... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hyvinkää can be reached by suburban train from Helsinki in 45 minutes. There is a 10-minutes walk from Hyvinkää Railway Station to the museum. The museum exhibits Finnish railway history from the 1860s until the present day. The site is a former station and engine...More

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Finnish railway museum is located some 60 km from Helsinki, but if you have the opportunity, it is well worth the trip. The most famous exhibit is the only surviving Imperial Train of the Tsars of Russia. The museum also shows an excellent timeline...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

If you are at all interested in railways, well worth a visit. Very well presented and almost everything in English - main exception was the Tsar's Imperial Train but that explains itself! Interesting that they started to build up the collection from the 1920's, so...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

A compact museum with original engines and carriages showcasing Finnish history. Nicely structures tours and allowance to take photographs, makes it a must visit when in Hyvinkää.

1  Thank Romy K
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Went as family visit with young children, even if you do not have a great interest in the railways, there is something for everyone, with lots of trains, carriages and railway equipment to see, well worth taking time to see it all. For those with...More

2  Thank Varaloba O
Reviewed August 22, 2017

We've there with 2 yo child and spend there almost all day. He did not want to leave. Nice place with little railway and mini-trains outdoor. Buy a licket for 1 euro for this train and kid can make little journey as many times as...More

1  Thank Julia F
Reviewed April 10, 2017

It is a typical museum. There are many static exhibits of old and not so old railway locomotives and coaches. The staff are informative. What makes this place come alive for families is the August weekend open days where a live steam engine or old...More

Thank Geoffrey N
Reviewed November 17, 2016

This museum is an interesting place even for people who don't have special interest for trains. Alltogether it is nice wholeness as beside of trains there's also former train station from 1870s and engine shed, with an exhibitions of workes and passengers from old times....More

Thank Ville4321
Reviewed September 25, 2016

If you are traveling with kids or with at least a bit of interest in trains this is the place to visit in Hyvinkää. Old engines and imperial cars are available to see through the windows. One hall allows you to enter a smaller one...More

Thank pessomar
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Really worth to visit. Lots of to see and do. At summer they have a nice cafeteria outside of museum. Museum day at August there is a funny little train going around small railroad. You have to see this...

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