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The main building of the Helsinki City Museum, just of the Senate Square, explores the history of Helsinki in film in the exhibition Design in Helsinki Films on 15 Feb 2012 - 13 Jan 2012. In the Museum Shop, literature on Helsinki and Finnish...more
Aleksanterinkatu 16, Helsinki 00170, Finland
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Not a very large museum, and the exhibits were a bit eclectic. There was no charge for entrance. I especially loved the old panaromic photographs of the city.

Thank apcstac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn’t expecting much from the museum considering it was free, but was impressed. Free lockers for coat etc storage was a good start. The children’s area was really fun and interactive and you could see how much kids were enjoying dressing up and learning....More

Thank Barry_Manchester
Reviewed 1 week ago

Provides some insight into how life was in historic Helsinki.The little thing offered was informative.However, no greater remission when the visit was free.Nice cafe in the street level.

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is free to enter. There is not a lot to see but it is very interesting in its own way. Nice use of 3D glasses.

Thank russAustralia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this museum. It is free of charge, free lockers for your bags, interactive exhibitions and wonderful photo department, where you can see and touch printed photos of Helsinki from 1910-1920.

Thank Tatjana Aleksan... V
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This is a beautiful museum, a must stop in Helsinki for families with 3 years old and up children. It is also a beautiful place for their parents that can remember their past as children themselves. The most great thing in this museum, is that...More

Thank natalie241
Reviewed 11 September 2018

A different small, modern museum with extraordinary exhibitions and lot's of photos. It is important that they have restroom facilities

Thank George A
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I didn't read much in the process. I just enjoyed the view:) If you are nearby, you definitely should visit this museum

Thank Dmitriy N
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Yes it is a very good museum with three floors of exhibits which change. The timeline located on the ground floor is a good place to start and the 2nd floor exhibit showing different periods from the past. Free entry, free wifi. Clean and tidy...More

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed learning about the history of Helsinki in this beautiful little museum. The exhibitions are all really well done, with some interactive pieces, and a fresh take on museums. I especially loved the time machine! Absolutely worth the visit, great for adults and...More

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Response from Roddy P | Reviewed this property |
Best to leave your luggage at the train station - it’s done the stairs on the east side of the building