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National Museum of Finland

Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 40 1286469
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National Museum illustrates Finnish history from medieval times to the 19th century. The museum's unique exhibits tells of the life from a period of over 1000 years. Temporary exhibitions on current themes and an interactive exhibition Vintti, where you can experience history by doing yourself.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“stone age” (15 reviews)
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Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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"finnish history"
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"stone age"
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"pre history"
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"middle ages"
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"prehistoric times"
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"iron age"
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"bullet hole"
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"modern history"
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"romantic style"
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"entrance hall"
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"interesting displays"
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"recent history"
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"great collection"
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"temporary exhibition"
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"worth a visit"
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"lovely building"
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Reviewed September 20, 2016

I was born in Finland but lived most of my life in Australia so this museum is a great place for me to get to know more about the place I was born. The displays are set up well and have good descriptions and there...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

This is just not a good museum. The exhibitions are shoddy, at best. At times it feels more like a furniture show, because it focuses on how living rooms used to look like instead of actual historical events. Barely a mention of the Civil War,...More

Thank Alon N
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

For many foreign tourists a view of the exterior will suffice because the exhibits are devoted to details of the country's history that may not resonate with outsiders.

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Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

The museum is undergoing significant renovations through 2018 do some galleries were closed. It's well presented and glow is great through the galleries. You're very unlikely to get lost! Displays were in multiple languages, but the omission of Russian from most of the exhibits was...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2016

This museum building has a rich heritage in its own right and is worth exploring just for that. The prehistoric / dinosaur display is fun, the zones of the world exhibit is interesting (though sad to see so many stuffed animals). They have lockers for...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2016

There were a number of interesting exhibits throughout the museum. The working life of the people of the North was well done -- very informative. There were a number of displays of craft work which was very detailed. Look out for a table which has...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful exhibit on medieval art including carved wood icons. Follows the history of the city for a few centuries via portraits, objects, furniture, etc. I especially enjoyed the exhibit on the Samí people. There are English placards in each room giving an overall description of...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2016

Some portions closed and under loud construction. Took way from the experience but is to be expected from time to time. The parts that we did see were well displayed. Only tidbits of information on the items available so more concise historical summary would be...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

I went here on a weekday so it was quiet and very nice to look around. It was very peaceful and had a nice atmosphere, some of the artifacts were very interesting to read up on and it gave a good insight into the history...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2016

Purpose built to house the national collection of historic artifacts from prehistory to the present day. The building itself is a fine example of National Romantic architecture. Outside a number of elements from other buildings are incorporated into the structure of this one. Inside it...More

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CalGal123
July 13, 2017|
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Response from tallpinesCO | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see them. Possibly you are thinking of a different museum? This is in Helsinki.
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