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Design Museum, Helsinki

3.7
#7 of 52 in Museums in Helsinki
The boundary between fine art and design blurs at Design Museum, where a comprehensive set of exhibits cover all genres of design from clothing to furniture, and even advertising. Temporary and permanent exhibits showcase famous local designs, such as Tove Jansson's Moomin creations. Some exhibits are sculptures that take up an entire room, while others are functional designs that combine beauty and utility. On some evenings, the museum hosts a night with the artist. You can easily purchase a ticket the day of your visit; there are rarely lines or crowds. Add Design Museum to your Helsinki travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Helsinki tour planner .
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  • There were quite a variety of things to see. There was one part that told about the tunnel to Estonia. Furthermore there were several "solar" designs about how to use the power of the sun.  more »
  • Again the Helsinki card takes us somewhere we wouldn't normally go and a museum showing designs by the Finnish. Probably something more for design students but we got an hour out of it as we breezed t...  more »
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  • Amazing place, well worth visiting and will be visiting again. Different events and great building. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Will be keeping an eye out on their next events for certain
  • It's smaller than what I expected, however very informative. BIG TIP: take combo ticket with architectural museum, so you will pay only 15€ for both of them, instead if circa 12€ each. Both museums can be done withing 3 hours (in case you are a big reader of all the info) otherwise you could make it faster.
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