Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, Helsinki

4.5
#2 of 318 in Museums in Finland
Discover Finnish folk traditions and architecture at the interactive Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, an open-air museum with 85 buildings. Head to the forested island location to view traditional Finnish wooden homes from the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as the Karuna Church, built in 1686. You'll experience the different regions and visual cultures of Finland through these structures, which have been transported to the site since its establishment in 1909. Take a tour from a guide in traditional costume and learn about the lives of crofters, peasants, and other Finnish groups over the past few centuries. Add Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum to your Helsinki travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Helsinki road trip planning website .
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  • One of my family members, Axel Olai Heikel donated this place to citizens of Helsinki in 1909. I go there every now and then and enjoy the scenery, houses and the feeling. You can see. There are old w...  more »
  • It was interesting to hear of the history of Finland and the replicas were fantastic. The walk was interesting.  more »
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  • Walked around the island with my daughter who lives here. Such a tranquil beautiful place. She told me what happens there for the summer solstice celebrations.
  • Lots of nature (including squirrels 🐿️) an open air museum and a barbecue area. Very nice place to go for a walk and get some fresh air! :-)
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