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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

Seurasaari, Helsinki 00250, Finland
+358 9 40509660
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Seurasaari, Helsinki 00250, Finland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This open air museum seems to be rather typical of several continental countries. The UK does not have quite the same approach although we do have Beamish. This museum contains a variety of vernacular buildings from various area of Finland to give a feeling of...More

Thank Des H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old wooden houses and beautiful landscape. One of best places in Helsinki especially if the weather is good. Lot of urban animals on the island: ducks, geese, blackbirds, squirrels.

Thank viltzu_83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had big luck with the weather! It was sunny but chilly. We were welcomed by friendly geese, than went inside of the island, saw beautiful houses surrounded wonderful nature, and then we stoped to take photos. In one minute a lot of small birds...More

1  Thank ka_zalpal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the bus from Helsinki about a 30min trip well worth the ride, but Seurasaari is very special if you want a day out to escape day to day life and enjoy peace and quite , great walks and views , and fantastic food .

Thank barry w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This island iscreached by a regular ferry from Helsinki - and provides the foot passenger with a lovely opportunity for moderate exercise whilst enjoying some fabulous coastal views. The island has an interesting history - with some older signs of fortification to attend the harbour...More

Thank Carrie P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This island is a good place to breath some fresh air in nature. Have a look of our history, some old buildings which are transferred from different part of Finland. You can feed squirrels and also small birds eats from your hand if you are...More

1  Thank jadapuu
Reviewed November 3, 2017

This is the best place to visit. This is very happy in this trip. And it is very impressive. and i will recomment for you.,

Thank Jimmy T
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

good to come and visit in finland country. it's one of my dream. and it was wonderful to come and visit it in is area.. 😀😊😀😁

Thank David R
Reviewed October 12, 2017

We reached the island by bus from Helsinki.The entry white bridge is itself beautiful! The open air Museum of old wooden buildings from all parts of Finland have been transplanted in the thick forest in this island.The houses are well preserved and give you an...More

Thank Neelam_Singhal80
Reviewed October 5, 2017

This was part of the tour we had booked from our cruise ship. This is a very unique and beautiful way to show historical buildings and settings. The buildings are well maintained and the activities and information provided really helped to provide a sense of...More

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November 10, 2017|
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Response from Fangthewonderdog | Reviewed this property |
The only bits that are closed are the building interiors. You can still walk through the buildings, and that's worthwhile doing. THe island is very beautiful and worth a visit in its own right.
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July 17, 2017|
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Response from MarkHenryFinn | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can cycle to Seurasaari. Indeed the best cycling way follows the coast-line. On the road you have the Hietalahti market Place, big old cemetery, The Sibelius monument in a lovely park and a small cafe cottage just on... More
March 3, 2017|
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Response from Antero M |
Hi, the trip from "Olympiaterminaali" takes 50 minutes either by bus 24 or tram 2 and 4. From another cruise harbour "Hernesaari" it is better to take a taxi. The trip takes 25 minutes (about 5 miles).