The Mannerheim Museum

The welcoming wooden villa in the Kaivopuisto district of Helsinki provides a unique insight into Marshal Mannerheim himself and the Finnish history. The entrance fee includes an almost hour-long guided tour in the home decorated by the marshal himself.
 
Mannerheim moved to the villa in 1924 and lived there until his death in 1951. The original decor is a combination of Spartan asceticism, period furniture and exotic souvenirs and hunting trophies.
 
A medal collection and the marshal's staffs talk about a career as a soldier and statesman. And stuffed animal skulls and Tibetan Buddhist paintings in the home are reminders of his many travels and hunting trips.
 
The museum has a photograph archive and a small museum shop. Close by is the coffee shop of the Cygnaeus Gallery that is open during the summer season. 


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Museum info

Website
Address
Kalliolinnantie 14, 00140 Helsinki
Phone
+358 9 635 443
Opening hours
Fri–Sun 11–16 And by appointment
Entrance fee
Adults 12 € Pensioners, students and groups of over 10 persons 10 € per person Children under 12 yrs free of charge War veterans and other armed forced service personnel free
Guiding
The admission fee entitles visitors to a guided tour. Booking in advance is recommended. Group reservations and inquiries Tel +358 (0)9 635 443 info@mannerheim-museo.fi Guided tours are available in Finnish, Swedish, English, German, French, Spanish and Russian.
Service languages
Service languages (advance booking required)