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GLIMS FARMSTEAD MUSEUM

Taidemuseo Glims

Travel through time to learn about life at an old Espoo farm and inn! Step inside the house that also accommodated travellers, by Johan and Aurora Lönnberg’s baking oven. The buildings around the courtyard and many old exhibits tell tales of life in the village of Karvasmäki in the late 19th century. Climb up to […]

FINNISH TOY MUSEUM

Suomen lelumuseo Hevosenkenkä

Play is the name of the game in this museum! In the action-packed exhibition you can climb into a fairy tale castle, slide down a slide or peek into children’s nurseries from the past decades. The Finnish Toy Museum presents Finnish toys and games from the end of the 19th century to the present day. […]

THE FINNISH MUSEUM OF HOROLOGY

Suomen Kellomuseo

Come on in, the clock is ticking! The permanent exhibition of the Finnish Museum of Horology showcases the evolution of clocks, watches and time measuring. The exhibition with its tower clocks and wrist computers allows visitors to delve into the multi-dimensional world of clocks. The museum showcases clocks and other time measuring devices from five […]

SISTER AINO MUSEUM AND RINNEKOTI MUSEUM

Sisar Aino museo ja Rinnekodin museo

The Rinnekoti Association, which provides care and rehabilitation to people with disabilities, also runs two museums showcasing the work of helping developmentally challenged people. In 1927, the Deaconess Institute admitted two severely disabled boys at the request of Sister Aino, who was working at the facility at the time. This was the beginning of Rinnekoti, […]

POLYTECHNICAL STUDENTS’ MUSEUM

Polyteekkarimuseo

The Polytechnical Students’ Museum in Espoo’s Otaniemi showcases the funniest and cleverest moments provided by polytechnic students. The museum highlights the students of the Helsinki University of Technology, presenting polytechnic symbols, life and activities – not to mention the most legendary tricks pulled by the polytechnic students. The exhibition presents the tell-tale signs of a […]

LAGSTAD SCHOOL MUSEUM

Koulumuseo Lagstad

The falu red village school will entertain adults and children alike! In the classroom of Espoo’s oldest school, you can have a go at writing with a quill, learn to calculate on the abacus, or admire colourful old educational pictures. Creaking stairs lead up to the second-floor museum rooms, where the walls have been restored to […]

KAMU ESPOO CITY MUSEUM

KAMU Espoon kaupunginmuseo

The exhibition at the WeeGee building takes visitors on a trip from prehistoric times to modern Espoo. A Trip Through Time in Espoo tells the story of how a small rural community grew into a major coastal city in the Uusimaa region. The exhibition moves from prehistoric abodes discovered in Espoo to the Middle Ages […]

VILLA MUSEUM VILLA RULLUDD

Villa Rulludd

Take a trip to decades past to the summer villa of the Kihlman family! Upstairs, aunts Agnes and Margit are busy in their room at the washing commode. In the rose room, little Gunilla is waking up to another day of doll play, and in Mimmi the cook’s room the light trestle bed has been […]

THE HELINÄ RAUTAVAARA MUSEUM

Cultures converge in the Helinä Rautavaara Museum, which is filled with fascinating objects from around the world. The museum’s four geographic culture yards take visitors on a trip around the world. The collection includes art, ritual objects and utensils from North Africa, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Latin America. The museum was named after […]

GEO EXHIBITION, GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF FINLAND

The exhibition by the Geological Survey of Finland takes visitors on a journey from dinosaur footprints all the way to fragments of the moon! The memorable Geo Exhibition has been created for everyone interested in the creation and evolution of the earth. The exhibition utilises modern technology to showcase raw materials found in the earth’s crust, […]