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Mannerheim Museum

Kallionlinnantie 14, Helsinki 00140, Finland
358 0 9 635 443
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Ranked #4 of 147 attractions in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Specialty Museums
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Stavanger, Norway
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64 reviews 64 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

The Mannerheim Museum is the former home of a man with high influence on Finnish history. What impressed us was the design and atmosphere of the rooms more than displays. The very best was the timeless working room or library. As we walked through the rooms we were given a great introduction to Finnish history. Thanks a lot to our... More

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Washington, DC
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34 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Check opening times - certain hours, weekends only. Well worth a visit to see where and how Mannerheim, President and Marshal of Finland lived. Apparently no detail of the interior was too small for him. This remarkable man served in the Czar's army for 30 years until the revolution. He was decorated by both sides in both World Wars. You... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you are interested in Finnish history, specially regarding the independence, I highly recommend visiting the Mannerheim museum in Kaivopuisto. Please check visiting times and call ahead to make sure you fit in to one of their tours. The guides are excellent and tours are offered in various languages.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My 11 year old daughter who usually gets bored on the very principle of visting a museum, was enthralled from the minute she stepped through the entrance. The most amazing tale of a man's lifetime is supported by personal items and props that get more and more bizarre as you move through the rooms. Reading up on Mannerheim's life, e.g.... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Nice to see house where general Mannerheim lived in Helsinki and all the history arround this person.

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St. Petersburg
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

It takes about 20-30 min walk reaching this museum from the Helsinki center, I believe a few minutes only by tram (we were walking there). This is a very quiet neigbourhood with embassy offices all around. The white, austere 2-storey house is overlooking the gulf. Museum staff are all great, welcoming, very enthusiastic about Baron Mannerheim. Our guide was a... More

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Milan, Italy
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42 reviews 42 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I'm happy I visited Mannerheim Museum in Helsinki. The museum is actually his last house in Finland before retiring to Montreux for finals year of his incredible life. The building was owned by Fazer's family and Mannerheim was renting it from them. The guided tour is complete and the spokesman is good in his job, telling you a lot of... More

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Helsinki, Finland
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This museum is the villa the Father of Finnish independence lived in, in what is now the attractive embassy quarter by the sea. Mannerhein also saved Finland from the Soviets. The house is full of his souvenirs, and the guides, who speak many languages are truly knowledgeable. It is not just Finnish history but the Second World War.

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Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Museum visit includes a tour around Mannerheim's home, describing his interests and large impact on Finnish history. Tour guide was very informative, and the tours are possible to get in a variety of languages. I recommend for those interested in Finnish history!

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Helsinki, Finland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

As the title says You´ll get a almost personal guiding in several languages. Helps You understand why mannerhein has a statue inthe midlle of Helsinki and some other Finnish cities

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