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Museum of Finnish Architecture (Arkkitehtuurimuseo)

Kasarmikatu 24, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 85675100
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Kasarmikatu 24, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 85675100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only the top floor was open when we visited, as a lot of effort was going into new displays elsewhere. Photographs, historical background and detailed descriptions, mostly of Helsinki buildings, are arranged by decades, 1900-1970. There is also a video presentation of designs and plans...More

Thank Angela D
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The museum is next door to the (for us) more interesting design museum but worth a visit with a combi ticket.

Thank bergerts
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A rather small museum showing the development of Finnish architecture. Interesting if you like history. The presentation is not customer friendly and children would be bored. The museum is poorly accessible for an electric wheelchair and own ramps must be used as there are uneven...More

Thank Ivar T
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We were actually looking for the Design Museum - but came across the Architecture Museum first and bought a combined ticket to both. Clearly if you are "really in" to architecture this has more to offer than if you are "just passing through". Interesting in...More

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed both a permanent and temporary exhibition. A permanent is rather small but informative and from there I got to know about some hidden impressive buildings that are not mentioned in other sources. A temporary one was also good. Мне понравились и временная, и...More

Thank PavelNosikov
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The exhibition is very boring. The topics themselves could be interesting but the way it is presented just dull. Further the exhibition lacks English descriptions. The exhibition is tiny and expensive. It has literally the worst museum I have been to in the last 5...More

1  Thank klausReistGerne
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A fairly small exhibition of Finnish architecture. We particularly enjoyed the short films and the unusual yet comfortable seating.

1  Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This only cost us 4 Euros each, because we're students, but it still felt like a rip off. The museum is EXTREMELY small. Basically a room with some posters about Finnish architecture and ~4 small building models. The most impressive architecture in the museum was...More

3  Thank Alon N
Reviewed 18 September 2016

On one floor is laid out the history of architecture in Finland during the 20th century and how building trends were affected by the social changes that took place during wars, depression, and the like. Another floor had a room devoted Le Carre Bleu, a...More

Thank mjrg59
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the exhibits at this small museum. The displays here show Finland's history through its architecture. The top floor is definitely the best part of the visit, as it breaks down the differences in building styles in each decade with plenty of scale models...More

Thank Kyle R
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