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National Museum of Finland

The National Museum of Finland illustrates Finnish history from prehistoric times to the present day. Major archaeological finds, the historical, numismatic and ethnological collections have been put together for over 200 years. Workshop Vintti on the third floor is an interactive exhibition especially designed for children, where visitors can study the history of Finland and its culture using their hands and heads. VINTTI is suited to everyone over the age of seven. Younger children can visit in the company of adults. There is no upper age limit.
Temporary exhibitions.

Meeting rooms

Conference Room43302420

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Mannerheimintie 34
FI-00100 Helsinki

Opening hours

Mon closed, Tue-Sun 11–18. Workshop Vintti is open Tue-Sun 12-16.

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+358 (0)9 40 501


+358 (0)9 4050 9200






The accessible entrance is at street level on Mannerheimintie, under the main staircase (door A2). There is a phone at the door for contacting museum staff who will open the door. The accessible toilet is on the ground floor near the entrance and the public lift leads to all floors.


The cafe-restaurant seats 50 and in the summer months there is an outdoor café for 50 persons. Food and refreshments for the auditorium are served in the adjacent lobby.

Other services

In addition to its museum and exhibition activities, the National Museum of Finland has high-standard facilities for arranging various kinds of functions, such as conferences, seminars and media launches in its spacious and wellequipped auditorium. Situated on the ground floor of the museum, the auditorium seats 212. There is separate access from street level to the conference facilities. Functions and conferences can be combined with a visit to the museum’s permanent or temporary exhibitions. Guided tours by request.