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Museum of Northern Ostrobothnia

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Very interesting but needs updating

We spent two hours in the museum, which gives a history of Oulu and the surrounding area. It is... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
dong413
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East Harling, United Kingdom
Fasctinating look intio the city and aras past

I visited here with a local friend. As we both like history it was a perfect few hours spent... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
travellerwicked11
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Ainolanpolku 1, 90130 Oulu, Oulu, Finland
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Reviewed August 19, 2019

This a museum of culture history. It focuses on Oulu and the nearby region It is in the Hupisaaret island Park. It is owned by the Oulu City council

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Peter M
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We spent two hours in the museum, which gives a history of Oulu and the surrounding area. It is very educational, and a lot of the exhibits are fascinating. Our only criticism is that some of the displays are a little tired and some need...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

This museum is located in the beautiful Ainola Park. It takes you through the history of Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, and the whole Finland. Well worth of the six euros entrance fee.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

While somewhat old fashioned extremely interesting. In the basement was a display of the doghilll kids a series of children books based on traditional rural life. Loved the display. There were exhibits showing Oulu from its earliest days to today. We wandered around much longer...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 976marilyna
Reviewed May 16, 2018

I visited here with a local friend. As we both like history it was a perfect few hours spent learning about all the maritime history and changes that have shaped what we see today in modern Oulu! it is a well laid out and very...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

I went with my friend who is a local ,he had not visited this museum in over a decade It has a good range of displays and enough information to keep your attention It is laid out over 4 levels so not overbearing or to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank travellerwicked11
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

It was a quick 1,5 hours visit with friends from our Demola Memory Lane team. We worked on developing an app to encourage crowdsourcing of historical photos and oral history for the past 3 months. When the project reached its end, we wanted to make...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank hasrizal
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

If you want to learn more about local culture, but not only, it is a must. And it is not so expensive (6 euro).

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Laurenţiu Ş
Reviewed November 30, 2016

The Northern Ostrobothnia museum is a quite large museum for the size of the city, and it is an important point for to understand a little bit the history of the people of the Northern. It is located in a very beautiful park just closed...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Lucio-Scotland
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Def that kinda museum you do not want to miss. It reminded me of Vapriikki museum area in Tampere ...a little bit ..it's smaller but a bit interactive which I like. Overall, solid museum ,I recommend

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank nikollm
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