The Design Museum, founded in 1873, is one of Helsinki's most celebrated museums for its range of exhibits. Currently, it is home to 125,000 photographs, 75,000 objects and 45,000 drawings, showcasing over 1,000 different designers' works.

Visitors can enjoy the exhibition, Utopia Now: The Story of Finnish Design, which honours the centenary of Finnish independence in 2017. The fascinating exhibition is broken into five themes illustrating the history of design through digital displays - many of the works never displayed before.

This museum is a great one for budding designers, or those with an interest in Finland's creative history.

Highlights:

  • Collection of photographs, objects and drawings
  • Over 1,000 different designers showcased
  • Used by Royals through the years as a refuge and powerbase
  • Exhibition to honour centenary of Finnish independence

How to get there:

- Bus 24
- Tram 10

See The:
Full List Of Attractions Included

1 September - 31 May
Monday Closed
Tuesday 11.00 – 20.00
Wednesday 11.00 – 18.00
Thursday 11.00 – 18.00
Friday 11.00 – 18.00
Saturday 11.00 – 18.00
Sunday 11.00 – 18.00
1 June - 31 August
Monday 11.00 – 18.00
Tuesday 11.00 – 18.00
Wednesday 11.00 – 18.00
Thursday 11.00 – 18.00
Friday 11.00 – 18.00
Saturday 11.00 – 18.00
Sunday 11.00 – 18.00

Closed:

1.1., 1.5., 23.-24.6., 6.12., 24.-26.12.

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Address:

Korkeavuorenkatu 23, 00130 Helsinki

Telephone:

+358 9 6220540