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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed September 22, 2017

This should definitely be on your list of things to see if you have an interest in Finnish History. You will need a couple of hours.

Thank ros12017
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

This museum is really cool and well done, with lots of hands on stuff. I think kids would love this place, but it is great for adults too. Very nicely done. English info is available for almost all the exhibits. Lots of cool dinosaur and...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed September 10, 2017

I learned much and enjoyed this museum. I am fairly certain that some English translations exist. I noticed many children were also enjoying the museum while I was there.

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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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