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Amos Rex

Amos Rex

Amos Rex is an art museum where the past, present and future meet. The iconic Functionalist Lasipalatsi (glass palace) and the new gallery spaces under its undulating square provide 10 000 sq ft for unique experiences both under- and aboveground and on the silver screen of Bio Rex. Amos Rex presents the life’s work of Birger Carlstedt (1907–1975) in an extensive exhibition 11 Oct 2019 – 12 Jan 2020. Generation 2020, on view 12 Feb – 10 May 2020, presents young art that is on the rise.
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Suomenlinna Sea Fortress

Suomenlinna Sea Fortress

Suomenlinna is one of seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Finland and a fascinating destination to explore. There are 6 kilometers of wall, over 100 cannons, exciting tunnels, museums, guided tours, cafés and restaurants. The ferry ride itself is a fun experience, allowing you to see and photograph Helsinki from the sea. Suomenlinna attracts visitors of all ages. The fortress is easily accessed by ferry from the Helsinki Market Square all year round. Around 800 people live in Suomenlinna.
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Ateneum Art Museum

Ateneum Art Museum

ATENEUM PRESENTS CLASSICS WITH A TWIST Ateneum is Finland’s best-known art museum and the home of Finnish art. The well-loved works in Ateneum's collection cover the period from the 19th century to Modernism. The museum's hugely popular special exhibitions of Finnish and international art open up new perspectives into the past and the present. Reconnect with your old favourites and fall in love with new ones. Our doors in the heart of Helsinki city centre are open just for you. Welcome!
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Tori Quarters

Tori Quarters

Visit Tori Quarters in the historical centre of Helsinki to discover the heart of the old town meeting the new buzz of the city. The historical buildings of Tori Quarters, used for administration offices for over 40 years, are now being renovated, opening up new spaces for new businesses and Helsinki-dwellers and travellers alike. In the area you find a growing number of cafés, restaurants, design boutiques, craft shops, creative sector companies and renewed public space.
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Helsinki City Museum

Helsinki City Museum

The Helsinki City Museum is the world’s only museum focusing on Helsinki. Personal experiences and everyday life of people in Helsinki are highlighted and reflected in the museum’s items and photographs. A candy wrapper, a squeaky steel spring bed and a photo of a suburb home are precious treasures in the museum. The City Museum is located in the oldest blocks of the city near the Senate Square. In the museum, everyone has the opportunity to fall in love with Helsinki. Always free entrance.
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Kunsthalle Helsinki

Kunsthalle Helsinki

Kunsthalle Helsinki is a non-profit exhibition space founded in 1928 and a beautiful example of 1920’s classicism. Presenting annually 5–7 major exhibitions and special events, the main focus of the exhibition programme lies in contemporary art. Restaurant Finnjävel is located in the south western wing of the Kunsthalle. Focusing on Finnish ingredients and Finnish cooking methods, Finnjävel delves into the past in order to create the future of Finnish cuisine.
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Espoo’s islands and archipelago

Espoo’s islands and archipelago

Espoo’s lovely islands are within easy reach from Helsinki. In summer, a ferry service will take you to outdoor recreation islands such as Iso Vasikkasaari with an island restaurant. In the mainland, enjoy Espoo’s 40 km long Waterfront Walkway. There are places to stop for a bite to eat and drink, and you can try swimming, fishing, kayaking, paddleboarding, a RIB ride or wakeboarding. During cold winters the frozen sea offers the perfect setting for skiing, snowshoe walking and ice fishing.
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Finlandia Hall

Finlandia Hall

Finlandia Hall is one of the most iconic buildings designed by world-renowned Finnish architect, Alvar Aalto, and was planned from the ground up for visitors and a wide range of events. In addition to his overall vision for the building, Aalto designed many of its details, such as the lights and door handles, creating something very unique in the process. Finlandia Hall is a dynamic, multipurpose venue located in the centre of Helsinki. Whatever the occasion – whether it’s a concert, a meeting, or one of the many other events – there’s always something happening at Finlandia Hall.
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Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius

Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius

Welcome to Ainola! Here you can learn about the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius and his family in the setting of his home and garden. Ainola is located close to Lake Tuusula in Järvenpää. The villa was designed by architect Lars Sonck and it was the home of Jean Sibelius from 1904. The composer needed the peace for his creative endeavours and Jean and Aino Sibelius lived at Ainola until the end of their lives and their grave is located in the southern part of the garden, in the shade of the grand fir trees. Ainola museum has been open to the public since 1974.
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Nuuksio National Park

Nuuksio National Park

Nuuksio National Park is wild woods and lakes on Helsinki's doorstep, 40 minutes from the city centre. Escape into wild natural settings and enjoy typically Finnish scenery, with lovely lakes, forests and crags. Visitors can feed reindeer in Finland’s southernmost reindeer park, spend a night in a Tentsile tree tent, go hiking or canoeing, forage and prepare wild food or visit the Finnish Nature Centre Haltia, for example. NuuksioResort (nuuksioresort.fi) offers services for travellers.
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Do & See

Suomenlinna Museum

The main museum of the fortress is located in the Suomenlinna Centre and is open throughout the year. During the summer season (2 May-30 September) the museum is open from 10 am to 6 pm, and during the winter season (1 October-30 April) from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm. The permanent exhibition showcases the history of the fortress, spanning more than 260 years. The entrance fee includes access to see a short film about Suomenlinna’s history, screened every half an hour in the auditorium.
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Korjaamo Culture Factory

Korjaamo Culture Factory

Korjaamo Culture Factory is a hub for living urban culture located in an old tram depot unit in Töölö. Korjaamo hosts events across various fields, including music, stand up, films and markets. Two restaurants, Korjaamo Bar & Kitchen and Sushibar + Wine, serve delicious food and drinks all year long. Korjaamo Kino, a small arthouse cinema, has a varied program including premieres, opera and ballet and music documentaries. Helsinki Tram Museum is located in the culture centre as well.
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Lake Tuusula

Lake Tuusula

Lake Tuusula is located 15 min from the airport and 30 min from Helsinki. The lakeside is attractive and tranquil and it is difficult to believe you are not far from Helsinki. Historical artists’ villas such as Jean Sibelius’ Ainola, log-built wilderness studio Halosenniemi and many others are open for public and tell the story of how Finnish culture was created. Beautiful scenery, historical sights and safe cycle paths entice to cycle around Lake Tuusula. Perfect and easy day trip destination!
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Theatre Museum

Theatre Museum

The Theatre Museum offers information, insights, joy and entertainment. Liveliness, interactivity and easy access to information are brought to the fore in the exhibitions. Theatre Museum introduces visitors to the art of theatre by and large, to the act of performing, and to the different eras of theatre in Finland. In the exhibitions there are several hands-on-exhibits and experimentation points that invite visitors to touch, do and experiment on different elements and features of theatre.
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Music Museum Fame - Finnish Music Hall of Fame

Music Museum Fame - Finnish Music Hall of Fame

The Music Museum Fame is a completely new, innovative museum that presents Finnish music all the way from the 1890s until today- including all music genres. The visitor has access to virtual spaces and situations that have never been possible until now. In the Music Museum you can admire, play, sing and dance – be in the middle of concert or experience a festival atmosphere. The Music Museum Fame is aimed for everyone and for all ages. Open every day from 9-21. Welcome!
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EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art

EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art

EMMA is located at the Exhibition Centre WeeGee, a landmark of Finnish Modernism and a former printing house in Helsinki metropolitan area. The clean-lined architecture enhances the experiential presentation of EMMA’s exhibition program and two collection exhibitions permanently on display: A curated pick from Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection and Tapio Wirkkala Rut Bryk Foundation Collection, that showcases Finnish design at EMMA's Visible Storage.
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Museum Card

Museum Card

Gain new experiences and become inspired by museums in Helsinki! The Finnish Museum Card (Museokortti) is a common entrance ticket to over 40 museums in the Helsinki metropolitan area! With the card you can also visit over 200 other museums all around Finland. The price of the card is 64,90 € and it can be bought from all of the Museum Card museums or through the Museot.fi online store. With the Museum Card you can visit the most important art, design and cultural-historical museums, the most significant specialised museums, regional museum centres and many local museums.
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Helsinki Zoo

Helsinki Zoo

Helsinki Zoo is one of the few zoos in the world located on an island. A 20 minute ferry (summer) or bus ride from the city centre will take you to a zoo where you can travel from cold mountain regions to dry steppes and from northern coniferous forests to the tropical rainforest. Helsinki Zoo is home to 150 animal and 1000 plant species showcasing the diversity of nature. The zoo was established already in 1889 and this makes it one of the oldest zoos in the world. Despite the long history and historic surroundings, Helsinki Zoo is a modern zoo with a mission to conserve biodiversity.
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