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Helsinki City Museum, Helsinki

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History Museum
Visit Helsinki City Museum to learn about the city's history, culture, and cherished local spots. Several centuries ago, this city was a quiet village with wooden houses; at the museum you'll learn how it transformed into a European metropolis. A plethora of photographs and stories about famous residents tell the story. You'll discover what the traditional food is like and view installations and artifacts from important events. At the museum shop, purchase artistic scarves, posters, and books, among other souvenirs. Check out the theater that plays historical Finnish movies. Entrance to the museum is free of charge. Put Helsinki City Museum into our Helsinki vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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TripAdvisor
  • a nice Museum to make, free, interesting and full of interactivity, a lot of technology, we can see Helsinki since its inception to the present day. And you can walk away with a poster at the children's area.
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  • Happened to come across when leaving the Senate square. Wandered in and got to learn the history of Helsinki. A very interactive museum. Great for children or people who like to be in a more causal mu...  more »
  • Funny Museum. It is worth visiting, the more it's free. You can look for something on the history of Helsinki. There is a "time machine"-3D-glasses, show the old species, very interesting, you can see the layout of the city, for small children a whole platform on 1 floor. On the 4 floor you can simply lie on pillows in silence (headphones not included). This modern Museum. As a small amusement.
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  • 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.
  • Entertaining, with a lot of interactivity (Virtual Reality, things you can sit on or play with, etc.)
  • Good place to play and learn new ) recommend this place 100%
  • It is FREE of charge and it is one of the best museums I have been in Helsinki, especially when you are with children
  • Super fun. Interesting and nice chilling area