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Address: Kallionlinnantie 14, Helsinki 00140, Finland
Phone Number: 358 0 9 635 443
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Our tour guide didn’t have the greatest English skills, but even that could not diminish the story of the man many consider to be the father of Finland. The collection of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Dallas, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Our tour guide didn’t have the greatest English skills, but even that could not diminish the story of the man many consider to be the father of Finland. The collection of archives packed into this residence is impressive. I’d suggest knowing a bit about Gustaf Mannerheim before visiting. Without this, if the guide’s English is less than expected, the opportunity... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The museum is a building where Mannerheim lived for decades. It is not of grand scale and you only walk around in groups with a guide who tells fascinating stories of the ´life of the great man. Tours are organised in several languages, better to call in advance.

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Scandic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I have lived in Finland my whole life and naturally I know who Mannerheim was, but I was not aware of how incredible adventurer he was. He boldly went wherever it was needed. He was also a widely respected multi-talented career person who left significant legacy in many areas and countries. The guide told a lot of interesting stories about... More 

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Sunbury on Thames
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Mannerheim was the 2nd President of Finland, amongst many other things. I knew nothing about him prior to the visit. An incredibly resourceful and successful man. His home (which he rented) is very much worth a visit. He collected all sorts of things on his travels. The guide was very interesting & spoke good English (it was his first your!).... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Gorgeous neighborhood about 10-15 minutes lovely walk from downtown into a nice neighborhood of embassies....what I COULDN'T find in these reviews is that it's not open often....Sounds like an amazing place but frequently tripadvisor and tripadvisor city guides DON'T post the hours which is critical...I THINK these are the hours. Friday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday 11:00 am –... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Mannerheim Museum is located on top of a hill in a prestigious residential area next to the Kaivopuisto park in Helsinki. The area has spectacular views of the sea and the islands off Helsinki. The building was the home of Mannerheim from 1924 to 1951. With the exception of a few rooms that have been converted for exhibition purposes,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We went to Helsinki to soak up the culture and a bit of history - and found the Mannerheim Museum fit the "history" part very well. The museum was a little hard to find - but using TripAdvisor's Phone App (which is awesome) we eventually found it. Staff were very welcoming and spoke very good English. Our tour guide was... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Marshal Mannerheim. One of Finland's greatest men. Without his leadership and the incredibly fine and honorable Finnish army, the Russians had probably conquered Finland. When he came riding on his horse you saw a real soldier and gentleman.Museum is worth visiting to get a glimpse into his life and many travels.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Maybe I was there on an off-day and had the wrong guide but this wasn't as interesting as other reviews led me to believe. I am not too into Finnish history or knowledgeable about Finland in WW2 so maybe that was it. The house is pretty though and I was sad I didn't learn more about Mannerheim's Asian travels.

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Blacksburg, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We went here about an hour before closing on a Friday. We were welcomed, almost as coming to someone's house, and were quickly paired up with an english speaking guide. It was just the two of us. The tour was very informative, and our guide was well-informed about the subject matter. Unlike what some folks have said, we could clearly... More 

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Address: Kallionlinnantie 14, Helsinki 00140, Finland
Phone Number: 358 0 9 635 443
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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