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Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo)

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Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 13, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 1918000
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a small museum, where you can see many taxidermy specimens of Finnish Wildlife. It is small and easy to cover in a short amount of time. It's a nice building, but don't plan it as the high point of your trip. It would...More

Thank DrJudithC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I felt like I paid 14€ just for looking at skeletons and stuffed animals. Most of the information is not available in English (even titles sometimes are not translated). Though museum looks nice, I don't recommend visiting it unless you have nothing else to do....More

Thank Dmitriy N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building is an old Russian boy school from 1913. From 1923 it has been a Natural History Museum, part of the University of Helsinki. It is easy to spend several hours here. The museum also has a cafe and a souvenir shop.

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for an attraction that will not take much time and energy and this museum was the perfect answer. We spent about two hours there and the kids really enjoyed the skeletons - figuring out which animal each skeleton belongs to, and the...More

Thank GDorit
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The exhibitions are well made, but seeing filled animals room after a room, it gets boring. I would have wanted to see more of nature stuff, stones, ice age theme, pebbles, but that side was very very tiny and it is so much about the...More

Thank Cadhlan
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Set in a fine building this is a great natural history museum, great displays of many animals - it is a good visit.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Wonderful place to visit, especially with kids. At the information desk you will find guides that will help you tour the museum based on different themes. What a wonderful idea! I enjoy visiting here every time I go.

Thank September D
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

I would give this museum a five star if they had more information in English. But we still had a great time viewing dinosaur bones, two-headed calf, and elephant skeletons. I highly recommend checking out this museum.

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The moose statue in front of the museum has become the symbol of the museum. The museum displays taxidermed animlas, skeletons, remains of prehistoric animals and minerals. In the lobby hall, we saw a taxidermed African elephant. The first floor houses a bone exhibition whereas...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 7 July 2018

our group from Canada and US stopped by on our private tour bus. Quite expensive at 14 euros for adults, but worth a visit, there are many exhibits to see. A very good museum.

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Margarita L
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Sure u can take pics but if u post them online at for example FB or IG, then u have to mention the name of the museum in the post, too.
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