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Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

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Interesting museum

The museum is located in Ainola Park near the city center in a building from 1931. The museum... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2019
Mikael F
Vantaa, Finland
Surprising - recommended!

The museum is located in the Ainola park. We did not have high expectations when we entered the... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2019
Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 12 February 2019

The museum is located in Ainola Park near the city center in a building from 1931. The museum tells you the history of the city of Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia and Finland in an interesting way. There is so much to see. In August we visited...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 5 February 2019

The museum is located in the Ainola park. We did not have high expectations when we entered the museum and were pleasantly surprised by the exhibition. The museum is quite big and the different sections of the museum give you a very good picture of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

History of North with many old furnitures and costumes, not only texts which makes exhibition better. Downstairs you will find special Koiramäki village and at the moment seasonal and very nice exhibition of Finnish sport happenings and persons

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

It's a part of another museum ,so I liked this one as well, if you're into history ,you'll be at the right place

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank nikollm
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We visited when weather turned poor. However with three floor in interesting exhibits on trade, shipping, education and a scale model of Oulu from 1938 that you can manoevre around a really good experience. I certainly learned loads about Finland's relationship with Russia and how...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank srablair
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Wide perspective on local history. Primary exhibitions and interesting changing exhibitions. Especially recommended: the huge size small scale model of the city from the year 1938.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Mika U
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Good place to visit if you are interested in the history of Oulu and the Northern Ostrobothnia region. Check also the contemporary exhibitions, they can be anything from bats to the coffee pot cosies.The Doghill exhibition is based on the very popular books written by...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 18 September 2015

Historical museum that shows you the life at Oulu and its surroundings from pre-historial to 1970's. Also temporary exhibitions at the very bottom floor. Small shop for genuine souveniers, try the products made with tar (soap, shampoo etc.) they have real nature's healing powers!

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank JaanaS682
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Set in the Ainola Park, the museum is interesting for adults and children - even small ones who will enjoy seeing the ''Dog Town'' displays based on the Mauri Kunnas books. The museum has vintage clothes and displays, and shows the history of Oulu from...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Kirjo
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

Different exhibitions on four Different floors, info about Saame history (could be expanded though). Clothes, items and furniture from different time periods placed in rooms, make the exhibitions more interesting and provide a bigger picture of the local history.

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