National Museum of Finland, Helsinki

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Experience Finnish history from prehistoric times until the present day at National Museum of Finland. View the Romantic-style exterior of the museum before stepping inside to the Art Nouveau interior for viewing archaeological objects and cultural artifacts dating back to the Middle Ages. Look up at the entrance hall ceiling, adorned with frescoes about the Kalevala, the Finnish national saga. Learn about 10,000 years of history through the museum's permanent exhibits, including collections of coins, jewelry, metals, and weapons. See visual representations of Finnish folk culture up to the time of industrialization. Add National Museum of Finland and other attractions to your Helsinki trip itinerary using our Helsinki travel itinerary planner .
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  • We came here when it started to rain, and it was a good afternoon activity. The museum is easy to navigate, is in a great building and has a lot of great displays for people unfamiliar with the histor...  more »
  • The museum showcases items related to the distant and modern history of Finland. The staff speak good English and enough information is provided about the items. My favourite part was the pavilion in ...  more »
  • The Museum is well planned: there is a static exhibit, and there is a modern interactive "corners". Children 5 and 8 years was interesting, given that they do not know Finnish, and English at the primary level. People are not very much.
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