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National Museum of Finland (Suomen Kansallismuseo)

Address: Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki 00101, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
Phone Number: 358 40 128 6469
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$51*
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Ranked #15 of 219 things to do in Helsinki
Type: History museums, Natural history museums, Museums
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Type: History museums, Natural history museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
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  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
32 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I had a solo visit ,and had three good hours listing to helpful staff ,and just taking it all in ,for a nice visit to a well positioned exhibit's ,I just loved it

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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

One of the best places find in Finland is this national museum. As I watched it I got excited, overwhelmed because it made me get to know different cultures, knowledge about history and much more.. It is really interesting.

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London
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111 reviews 111 reviews
67 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The Finnish National Museum is a great place to spend a half day and look at the many interesting and varied exhibits they have, covering the history of the country. It is not free to visit, though not too expensive to enter either. The staff are helpful and the museum itself is well laid out and engaging. The museum is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

If you are at a loose end with an hour or two to spare,or its raining pop inside to this museum and learn a little more about the Finns and their history - coffee shop is good too!

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

interesting museum .. then we travelled from west to south up tp north of finland .. next time i go i wanna go winter time

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Was truly impressed with the variety in animal exhibits and especially loved the dinosaur exhibits. The museum appears rather small from outside but once you are inside you start to think that you have walked through a worm hole or something because it goes on and on :D

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Finland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you want to know more about Finland and its history then this is the place you don't want to miss. You can see and learn a lot of interesting things. I liked The Realm section. It is a great experience.

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Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Nice place to visit especially if your interested in the Finnish history and experience. Modern day part not so big.

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Ballarat, Australia
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16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This museum has a lot of historical information, it was quite an experience to get an understanding of the country. When travelling, museums are a must!! No matter how much of a hangover you have, get out of bed and explore them. I found out something quite valuable; Did you know that in 1772 the Swedish invented the condom, using... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you want to increase your knowlegde of Finland as a country and especially as a people this place is not to be missed. The building as such is an integral part of Finnish history harboring frecos out of the national epos Kalevala

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