Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, Helsinki

4.5
#2 of 316 in Museums in Finland
Discover Finnish folk traditions and architecture at the interactive Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, an open-air museum with 85 buildings. Head to the forested island location to view traditional Finnish wooden homes from the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as the Karuna Church, built in 1686. You'll experience the different regions and visual cultures of Finland through these structures, which have been transported to the site since its establishment in 1909. Take a tour from a guide in traditional costume and learn about the lives of crofters, peasants, and other Finnish groups over the past few centuries. Add Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum to your Helsinki travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Helsinki road trip planning website .
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  • This open air museum is probably the best in Scandinavia. Although smaller than the Skansen in Stockholm, it is more coherently done. There is a sensible route putting all of the buildings in easy acc...  more »
  • you get ther by no 23 bus from the city centre.Entrance was 10 euros and i was given a map of the area so i knew where i was. it's an interesting island which you can explore on foot. you get an idea ...  more »
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