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“How to rate "world famous composers" "19th century Finnish childhood home"?”

Sibelius Birthplace
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) was born and lived the first 20 years of his life in Hameenlinna. The rooms of his birthplace are decorated in the style of the era between the 1860s and the 1880s, and the museum exhibition sheds light on little Janne’s childhood years in Hameenlinna. A guided tour will provide you with more information. Chamber concerts are regularly held at the hall of the Birthplace.
Reviewed May 8, 2013

This place is very complexed from international point of view. On the other hand, you are talking about one of the most important composer of the whole world, who made glorious music. And then you are talking about him as a Finn, a guy from the country ofmodern design - like Aalto, Marimekko, Wirkkala -, Muumis and Nokia.

And the you step into 19th century wooden Finnish house.

Did you have expectations of something fancy? Hope not, because this is what upper middle class Finland looked like. I hope you are open minded, you understand Sibelius music, I hope you have a little clue how Finland was back in 19th century, and also some little bit about Finnish history. But probably you do if you are reading this and planning a trip to Finland.

This museum can be very lively too. Please take a guided tour.

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