Museum of Cultures, Helsinki, Finland

 
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Distance from city center: 3.5mi
lizzy_a's pictureby lizzy_a History & Culture travel tip
added on the 28th of October, 2010
Normally when you visit a country, you want to go to museums that will help you learn more about that country, but obviously there are exceptions to this rule. One such example is the Museum of Cultures in Helsinki, where you can discover all sorts of cultures except Finnish culture. As far as museums go, this one is quite quirky, and that's precisely why it's so interesting.

The Museum of Cultures has displays on many of the most interesting civilizations and culture in the world, and their cultural and historical heritage. The temporary exhibitions are usually very interesting, but the highlight of the museum remains its own collection of Finno-Ugric artifacts.

Address:
Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 8, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

Price:
Adults 6 €
Pensioners and students 4 €
Entry is free for kids under 18

Opening Hours:
Tue. 11 am – 8 pm
Wed.–Sun. 11 am – 6 pm

On the web:
http://www.nba.fi/en/museum_of_cultures

 
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