Hotel and Restaurant Musem, Helsinki

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The Hotel and Restaurant Museum (Finnish: Hotelli- ja ravintolamuseo) specializes in the history of Finnish hotels, restaurants, caf├ęs, 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.
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  • Upstairs from the Photography museum at Kaapeli are two quite old fashioned museums from which it isn't even possible to know if the form chosen is intentional. The one concentrating on the history...  more »
  • 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...  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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