Helsinki City Museum Or Helsingin Kaupunginmuseo, Helsinki

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Helsinki City Museum Or Helsingin Kaupunginmuseo, Helsinki - Address, Phone Number

Address: Sofiegatan 4, 00170 Helsinki, Finland

Phone: 358-931036630

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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The Helsinki City Museum was made to celebrate the heritage of the city. This Museum has an astonishing collection of artefacts, objects of interest and curious that paints a beautiful picture of the history of the city. Made as a place of conservation of culture, it has become a very popular tourist site now.

Over 200,000 objects from times old and new adorn the exhibits here. Also on display are several photographs that mark important events in the history of the city. From clothes to decorative objects to sculptures, there is a huge variety to discover. there is also an impressive collection of art from Helsinki that is certainly worth a see. They also play host to several temporary exhibitions that come from all over the world.

Sofiankatu 4 (Mad About Helsinki) is what contains a large chunk of the exhibits but they are also spread over to Sederholm House (which has the Children’s town exhibit), Worker Housing Museum (which is a look into Finland’s past), The Tram Museum (which is self-explanatory), Burgher house (which is an old house put up on display) and the Brylcreem Exhibition (which is Hakasami Villa). Be sure to check out all of them as each as a unique story to tell about the city.

Helsinki City Museum Or Helsingin Kaupunginmuseo Information

  • It is accessible by wheelchair.

Helsinki City Museum Or Helsingin Kaupunginmuseo Ticket Prices

  • Some of the exhibits are quite far from the main museum. Entry to all the separate areas is free nevertheless.

How To reach Helsinki City Museum Or Helsingin Kaupunginmuseo by Public Transport

  • Senaatinori–Tram 4/4T

Restaurants Near Helsinki City Museum Or Helsingin Kaupunginmuseo

  • Cafe Engel Oy
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  • RavintolaAino
  • Kappeli

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  • Very nice place for children! The main exhibition is more entertaining then interesting. I missed more background information, how the city was founded etc. History only from 1890-today.

  • Great interactive exhibition. Free entrance

  • If you looking for something a little different to the regular museums then this is the place. It's quite a new museum and has lots of interactive exhibits including VR and iPads everywhere. My only slight issues is that all the videos that you see are only in finish and makes its difficult for foreigns so I would suggest having subtitles and it would make it much easier they also have a cool chill lounge on the top floor and a kids area.

  • Good compact museum of fun. But food price a bit high.

  • This is a brilliant museum to take kids, loads of hands-on and dress-up stuff and it's completely free. If you're in Helsinki with kids and it's miserable weather, take them here. There's a 60s/70s style flat which nostalgiacs will love.

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