Exhibitions of the National Museum of Finland
The National Museum of Finland presents Finnish life from prehistoric times to the present.
The entrance hall has direct access to the prehistoric section where the museum visit can begin in chronological order. The hall leads to the Treasure Troves at basement level and also to the historical section The Realm, which continues on the second floor.
The visit leads to the ethnological section A Land and its People. The new permanent exhibition Suomi Finland 1900 on 20th century Finland and Finns. On the third floor of the museum is workshop VINTTI, open Tue-Sun 12 noon - 4 p.m.
Forthcoming Temporary Exhibitions:
"Miranda, Gypsies and the Holocaust", Information Centre second floor, 13 September 2013 - 2 March 2014.
Photo Exhibition "Cars and Helsinki", room 132 first floor, 15 November 2013 - 16 March 2014.
Museum of Cultures Exhibition on the world's religions, Information Centre second floor, opens 25 April 2014.
The National Museum ground floor. Design: Tomi Nikander
Rooms 001-005 The Coin Cabinet - Coins, Medals, Orders and Decorations
006-008 The Silver and Jewellery Room
009 The Armoury
Cafeteria offers snacks and pastries from its own kitchen. Lunch is served between 11 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. from Tuesday to Friday. Cafeteria has feeding-chairs and a microwave for heating food for children.
Museum's 200-seat auditorium can be rented by companies and organizations for various events.
The National Museum first floor. Design: Tomi Nikander
Rooms 101-103 The Stone Age, The Bronze Age, The Iron Age
Rooms 105-111 The Realm 12th- 17th centuries
105 The Middle Ages 12th-16th century
106 The Catholic Church Room - Medieval Ecclesiastical Art
107-108 The Reformation and the Lutheran Church Room - Ecclesiastical Art 16th-18th centuries
109 Funerary Objects from the 17th century
110 The Crown - The Vasa Rulers and the Renaissance 16th century
111 Regional Developments - Borders, towns, communications
Suomi Finland 1900
New permanent exhibition on 20th century Finland and Finns.
The Emerging World -
Map Treasures from the A. E. Nordenskiöld Collection
26 April - 27 October 2013
Photo Exhibition "Cars and Helsinki"
15 November 2013 - 16 March 2014
The National Museum second floor. Design: Tomi Nikander
Exhibition rooms 201-214 The Realm 17th-19th centuries
Landing 201 The Rulers and the Four Estates
202 The Nobility - The Era of Dominion 17th century
203 The Peasants
204 The Clergy
205 Rulers and Monarchs
206-207 The Burghers
208 Trade and Industry
209 The Drawing Room of Jakkarila Manor
210 The Gentlemen's Room of Jakkarila Manor - "The Paradise"
211 The Enlightenment 18th century
212 Finland as Part of Russia 19th century - Romanticism and the Home
213 The Throne Room - Emperors and Civil Servants
"Miranda, Gypsies and the Holocaust" 13 September 2013 - 2 March 2014
Exhibition rooms 220-226 Perspectives on Folk Culture 18th-19th centuries
220 In Cabins without Chimneys
221 From the Fields and the Waters - Traditional Means of Livelihood
222 Life in the Land of the Sámi
223-224 The Finns - Folk Costumes
225 Crafted by Hand for Admiring Eyes - Traditional Wood Carving
226 Chest chairs and tableware cupboards - Folk Furniture
The National Museum third floor. Design: Tomi Nikander
Workshop VINTTI - Easy History, 3rd floor
An interactive Hands-on exhibition, where visitors can study the history of Finland using their hands and heads.
Open Tue - Sun 12 noon - 4 p.m.
Read more about Workshop Vintti