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Beautiful display

A tiny museum in a beautiful building. The 2 top floors display very well all wild life of Finland... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Netanya, Israel
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Nice museum

This museum was tiny but interesting. Time went really fast, becouse there was so many things about... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2018
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Kauppakatu 23, Kuopio 70100, Finland
+358 17 182603
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

A tiny museum in a beautiful building. The 2 top floors display very well all wild life of Finland. Very well suited for families with young kids. The only disadvantage is that the signs are only in Finnish. It would add a lot if the...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

This museum was tiny but interesting. Time went really fast, becouse there was so many things about finnish nature and history. Adults tickets were about 5€-8€ and children got in free. Museum has also changing exhibition.

Thank VilmaP490
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Is a small museum but it have it all, natural museum and history museum all in one, also the museum has some intreractive parts. If you find yourself in Kuopio you should totally go to this museum cause is the best.

Thank Claudia S
Reviewed January 28, 2018

Good presentation of all the animals of the area. Most of them are in living situation Some rooms about local history.

Thank jmpelata
Reviewed November 20, 2017

I liked the museum very much. They can give you an extra booklet with explanations in English because all the signs are in Finnish. The first floor has a Finnish nature exhibition with animals, a movie en beautiful pictures of the Finnish lakeland. The first...More

Thank faloesy
Reviewed October 7, 2017

A nice museum to visit for Finns and people who are interested in pre-history. Last time I visited they did not have English descriptions of the pieces. The mammoth is a must-see!

Thank Traveledam
Reviewed April 29, 2017

This museum gives a good view of Finnish history all the way from stone age to machine guns. It also gives some glimpses on Mr Kekkonen and a lot of photos on hay storages.

Thank GlobalGastro
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Most of the tasks for children are in Finnish... The funniest was definitely stories of animal Master Chef competition. We loved it. Mamooth replica was a nice surprise, but I enjoyed more the tiny bits of information from the animal world.

Thank CZEkki
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Photographic exhibition of Finnish "Maasedun Tulevaisuus" during the 100 years celebration year was great. Amazing pictures from Finnish country side. I spent most of my time here by accident just watching the images and wondering about past lives of people who were in the photos....More

Thank Mika R
Reviewed January 17, 2017

I have visited the Kuopio Museum several times with my four-year-old son but never alone. I must say that for children this museum provides a all-round outlook over Finnish wildlife and historical lifestyle. Even though it is a quite a small museum, all the most...More

Thank palooja
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