Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, Helsinki

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
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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  • I went there in a late afternoon, that was a mistake. It's better to book a full day for that park. It's outside the city, and if you go by public transportation, you still need to walk 30 min in...  more »
  • We took bicycles and scooters out of Helsinki center to get there. No cycles allowed on the island. We cross the beautiful bridge and visited the island. It isn’t very large so you can all to the end....  more »
  • A peaceful, little island to enjoy a bit of nature while still being in helsinki
  • Celebrated Christmas event here which was amazing specially for kids

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