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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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Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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If you're looking for a place where a whole family can spend a day this is a good option. Lot's of things to do and see for kids and a lot to learn (and see) for adults. They have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I have visited Heureka every february since year 1999. Some of the shows are great, and some just awful (f.i.Body worlds, where dead bodies had been cut in all kind of ways and in positions, I think it was unethical at least).It is OK with children until ab 12 years, but after that, dont think of visiting with them until... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

If you're looking for a place where a whole family can spend a day this is a good option. Lot's of things to do and see for kids and a lot to learn (and see) for adults. They have exhibitions that don't really change (so if you have been here before you've probably seen some of the things) and very... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

If you travel with kids, or just like to explore scient, this is a place to visit. Easy to access with public transport. Train from Helsinki to Tikkurila takes you there in 15-23 minutes. Short walk and fun can begin.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Traveled with two adults and two children. Entrance fee € 70 but after that all is free e.g. coin with own image, gold panning with gold nuggets (if you can find one). Nice family place to visit

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Heureka is the Finnish equivalent of a Children´s museum. There you can visit a planetarium, science lab, and various exhibitions, or single-handedly lift a car, if you want. There´s also a flying carpet (well, ok, floating), and rats playing basketball... fun and discoveries for hours!

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Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Not suitable for tiny children but 6 and up is fun-fun. The film, the activites, everything. Didn't have enough time so will be going back for more.

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Moscow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Me and my 11 yo son definitely enjoyed the visit. But when I planned it, I thought we would spend a lot more time there or even two days (we stayed near in Sokos)! Mmm... in fact 3 hours + Planetarium are too much, IMHO. My advice: don't buy tickets via website, as it doesn't give you to purchase "Exhibitions... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Heureka, the Finnish Science centre offers interesting program and exhibitions for anyone interested in science and is educating fun for children as well as adults.

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Porto, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This museum is worth a visit, although it is a bit far away from the city center there are transportations to the museum. It is amazing and extreamly good for children. Worth it!

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Finland
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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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Additional Information about Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre

Address: Kuninkaalantie 7 | Tikkurila, Vantaa D7EPX2, Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 85799
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Vantaa
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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