The National Museum of Finland is a Finnish national museum situated in its capital city of Helsinki. The museum was established in the early 20th century and is dedicated to telling the history of Finland from the Stone Age to the present day. The museum is housed in an impressive purpose-built Finnish National Romantic style building which opened in 1916. One of the more notable features of the building is the 58-metre tower. The museum is split into six different sections that relate to Finnish history, displaying objects such as coins, jewellery, weapons and much more.
The museum is situated in Helsinki city centre. It is a five-minute walk away from the main train station in the city. The 4 and 10 trams stop at the museums stop, ‘Kansallismuseo’.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open six days of the week, Tuesday to Sunday 11am-6pm except for Wednesdays when the museum closes later at 8 pm. Admission is set at 12 euros for adults and 9 euros for concessions.