Address: Mannerheimintie 34
The National Museum of Finland illustrates Finnish history from prehistoric times to the present day. Major archaeological finds, the historical, numismatic and ethnological collections have been put together for over 170years. Workshop VINTTI on the third floor is an interactive exhibition especially designed for children, where visitors can study the history of Finland and its culture using their hands and heads. VINTTI is suited to everyone over the age of seven. Younger children can visit in the company of adults. There is no upper age limit. Temporary exhibitions.
2009: Tue-Wed 11–20, Thu-Sun 11–18, Mon closed. VINTTI open Tue-Sun 12-16.
2009: Adults 7€, students and pensioners 4€, children under 18 years free of charge. Free entrance on Tuesdays at 17.30-20.
In the city centre, airport 20 km
The cafe-restaurant seats 50 and in the summer months there is an outdoor café for 50 persons. Food and refreshments for the auditorium are served in the adjacent lobby.
Guide booking tel.+358-(0)9-4050 9552 (Tue-Fri 9–12). There's a fee for guided tours (depending on tour). Languages Finnish, Swedish, English, German, French, Russian. Group size max. 30pers., schoolgroups max. 25pers. and kindergarten groups max. 15pers.
Café (tel.+358-(0)9-4050 9530) with approx.50 seats, a terrace in summer, lunch Tue-Fri 11-14.30. Museum shop, information centre. Auditorium (212 seats).
Access with wheelchair, separate entrance on street level, assistant needed. Inva-WC and lift. Wheelchairs and rollator walking aids can be borrowed.