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Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo)

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Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 13, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 1918000
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Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 13, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 1918000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this natural history museum. The way the displays are created makes it a fun and interesting place to wonder around, unlike other museums where they are just in standard glass cases. I loved the mammoths. Some of the displays are in English, although...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love to visit Nature Historic Museums when I travel. Most of the time these museums are quite crappy (which I quite enjoy to be honest). This one isn't crappy at all, it's really neat, the taxidermy is nicely done, and if you climb up...More

Thank Sanne V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall the natural history museum in Helsinki is still very traditional in set up but has a lot of attractive displays. You can spend quite some hours here. Too bad for the lack of focus on International visitors. Do not expect all kind of fancy...More

Thank Ivarr78
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to a natural history museum and its was good. Great displays beautiful building. However most of the information was missing english explanations. Which was very dissappinting. I downloaded the free audio guide but I feel as though we missed out...More

Thank Present26
Reviewed November 27, 2017

I didn't have time to go inside as it was just a one day visit to Helsinki, but the building looks quite nice from the outside. I wouldn't recommend going there just to see the exterior, but no harm in walking past if you're already...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed November 18, 2017

This natural history museum in Helsinki massively exceeded my expectations and was an absolute delight. It was HUGE, lots to see, very nicely presented. So many exhibits of different animals from all over the world, plus prehistoric. Good emphasis on Scandinavian/local nature. If you're English,...More

Thank Emily W
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Great layout good interactive displays lots of fascinating history and items to see. Well worth a visit particularly the new basement exhibits of jewelry animals and burial sites SUPERB

Thank weller_katrina
Reviewed November 9, 2017

A wonderful place to learn about the natural history of Finland and world wildlife. The museum currently (11/17) has an excellent exhibition that highlights issues surrounding global warming - thought-provoking and well-presented. The taxidermy in the exhibits is exceptional - I have never seen better...More

Thank davestripe
Reviewed October 24, 2017

With its home in an enchanting building with a gorgeous decorative facade, the range and variety of nature on show is truly impressive. In the seaworld section some dramatic species are to be seen. One of the best is the narwhal whale with its dramatic...More

Thank permia
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Its my habbit as art lover to visit The history museums at cities i visit.. but this is by far the most boring one. Very old fashion and boring and in general lame.... cant compare with any other natural history museum in the world. Seems...More

Thank Lena M
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Sure u can take pics but if u post them online at for example FB or IG, then u have to mention the name of the museum in the post, too.
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