Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre, Vantaa

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Explore scientific concepts at Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre, an interactive museum with indoor and outdoor exhibits. The non-profit organization was named for the Greek expression meaning "I've found it," which explains its enthusiastic view of educating the public on scientific discoveries and methods. Visit over 200 exhibits, play outside at the Science Park Galilei, and view the stars from the center's planetarium. You and your family can also watch live shows, participate in games, and get involved in other programs here. A visit to Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Vantaa attractions planning site to plot your vacation.
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  • Come here for the second time. Very interesting and informative place. Children will be interested in almost everything. There are rat basketball. Planetarium. A lot of really illustrated physical phenomena. Good cafes and street part of the complex. Recommend!
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  • If you want to teach your kids about science, this is the right place. It's also great way to spend your day and learn a bit more yourself as well. There is plenty of things to do and temporal exhibit...  more »
  • This place have science opened up for everyone to understand. Really interesting place and it's good from kids to adults. 2 to 3 hour goes fast in here.  more »

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Part of Helsinki's greater metropolitan area, Vantaa offers an ideal base for exploring the Finnish capital while giving you easy access to the Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport. Most of Vantaa's local hotels are part of large international chains and are clustered right around the entrance to the airport, making this area a solid option for a quick trip. You can easily get from Vantaa to Helsinki either by car or via the local and regional bus network. For something a little quieter, find a hotel in Vantaa's suburban core, which offers train access to the capital.
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