Hotel and Restaurant Musem, Helsinki

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#41 of 52 in Museums in Helsinki
The Hotel and Restaurant Museum specializes in the history of Finnish hotels, restaurants, cafés, tourism and culinary culture. The museum is located in Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland. The museum was first opened in 1971 but has operated in its present premises since 1993. The museums collection includes about 20,000 artifacts and other objects from restaurants, bars, diners, spas and hotels. Museum's archives include about 38,000 photographs, menus and other documents. Museum also takes care of the Alko store museum's collection.
The permanent exhibition presents Finnish food and drink culture, it takes a trip through the history of tourism in Finland and explores the world of restaurant and hotel staff. The exhibition has interiors from 1950's hotel room and kitchen, 1970's bar to 1930's Alko store.
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  • It's going to be interesting for the kids. Because there are more toys in the form of food and all sorts of things. If you are going to the Museum of Photography, then be sure to go here. And to go only for the sake of this museum here is not recommended, as it is a little difficult to find a place and difficult to get. The museum is not unique and not particularly impressed.
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  • A strange subject for a museum and we only ended up here after going to the Theatre museum nearby, but saying that there were a few interesting bits and pieces to be found and a good way to pass an ho...  more »
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  • Small museum where you can learn about the history of restaurants, food, hotels, and alcohol stores in Finland. Principally targeted to kids. A large portion of the exhibition is in Finnish
  • Interesting, it's a shame the karaoke doesn't work
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