The National Museum of Finland, Helsinki

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Experience Finnish history from prehistoric times until the present day at The National Museum of Finland. View the Romantic-style exterior of the museum before stepping inside to the Art Nouveau interior for viewing archaeological objects and cultural artifacts dating back to the Middle Ages. Look up at the entrance hall ceiling, adorned with frescoes about the Kalevala, the Finnish national saga. Learn about 10,000 years of history through the museum's permanent exhibits, including collections of coins, jewelry, metals, and weapons. See visual representations of Finnish folk culture up to the time of industrialization. Add The National Museum of Finland and other attractions to your Helsinki trip itinerary using our Helsinki travel itinerary planner.
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  • I decided to visit the National Museum of Finland especially to that my Grandson could see the Moomin exhibition. As he slept as soon as we arrived, I decided to have a look around the rest of the...  more »
  • Very nice, authentic building, but... 1) tickets is expensive for Finland history. 2) exposition no logically. Just info about stone periods and after Russian imperial, but what happens between it...  more »
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  • Great museum of the history of the region even before it was Finland. They have lots of ancient artifacts and tell a great story of the people of Finland from the Stone Age through to present day. Highly recommend it.
  • Nice museum in a very beautiful building. Follows the history of Finland from the middle ages to the more modern times. Just be careful to take the tour in the right direction (starting from the entrance opposite the front desk). Otherwise, like us, you risk getting confused about the timeline continuity of the different plaques...
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