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Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre

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Address: Kuninkaalantie 7 | Tikkurila, Vantaa D7EPX2, Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 85799
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Description: Heureka's exhibitions are interactive. The main exhibition has over 200...
Heureka's exhibitions are interactive. The main exhibition has over 200 exhibits from many fields of science as well as a number of activity points.
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The best science center in Finland

There are plenty of experiment stations in Heureka. If you come with children you should definitely book a whole day for the visit. You can easily come there by train from city... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
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Finland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

There are plenty of experiment stations in Heureka. If you come with children you should definitely book a whole day for the visit. You can easily come there by train from city center (single train ticket 5 e/adult).

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Vantaa, Finland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My 4- and 6-year-old boys were in awe of all the attractions although everything had to be explained. The explanations are at least in Finnish, Swedish and English there. I recommend!

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Vantaa, Finland
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67 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The place is quite small, so if you have visited Heureka before you propably find yourself bored after 45 minutes. You can reach the place by train or car easily, it's located just few hundred meters from Tikkurila train station.

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Riihimaki, Finland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Heureka is very easy to get to from anywhere by the train. We felt like the newest exhibitions they had were more aimed for kids. As adults we didn't find most of the things that suitable for us. We have visited Heureka several times before and we enjoyed those exhibitions a lot more. The rat basketball is always the highlight... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We went here back at Easter and spent some time , but didn't see everything so we went back now in the summer intending to spend just an hour or two there. In fact we were there all day as there were lots of new things to do and see as well as repeating some of what we'd done before.... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Heureka science centre is easy to reach by train from Helsinki (nearest station: Tikkurila plus 5 minute signposted walk) and well worth the trip. The entrance fee is quite pricey so you may want to stay the day to make it worth your while. Plenty to see and do, decent cafeteria and yummy ice cream on offer! Children will love... More 

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Finland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

From a child's point of view, this attraction is probably worth five stars. However, as an adult I couldn't help but think that there wasn't enough to do and see in four exhibition halls. Wandering around the main area (not including planerarium or other extra activities) took only two hours and we felt little bit like "is that all?" Children... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
68 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Excellent place for education, entertaiment and see science more attractive and more close to people. Nice high tech scienece expo with look like real dinosorus and other things connected to science, evolution, history and possible future. Like this place very much, no dislakes.

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Pori, Finland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Didn't have to say even at once, that "Don't touch that" since there were a lot of things to try and test for the kids! If you are interested in science, then go here! While the kids try and test everything, you can learn more about physics and science meanwhile. There are explanations of all the little things there on... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Various exbitions are at very high level. I recommend it for a visit even it is far away from Helsinki centre. We even kept one birthday party there. The program (chemistry for children) was very good. The science shop is interesting too. The restaurant is the only minus. It is very expensive even for finnish standards, so best to bring... More 

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