The Helsinki City Museum is located in the oldest quarters of the city, at the corner of the Senate Square. It is a museum of everyday life, offering new perspectives to the history of the city, heart-warming details and many types of spaces
and atmospheres to hang out in.

Helsinki City Museum is a museum for the people where visitors can wander through its buildings and courtyards, each taking you on a different journey through Helsinki's history. Each exhibition is themed to offer a real sensorial experience of Helsinki by sound, smell, touch and sight. Through these engaging and interactive displays you and the family can learn about this vibrant city like never before.

Enjoy the wide range of objects, books and pictures in the wonderful collections.

Helsinki Card holders can get two free Helsinki postcards - a great souvenir to bring home!

How to get there:

Tram: 2, 4, 5, 7

Metro:  Helsinki University (Helsingin yliopisto)

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Full list of attractions included

Monday 11.00 - 19.00
Tuesday 11.00 - 19.00
Wednesday 11.00 - 19.00
Thursday 11.00 - 19.00
Friday 11.00 - 19.00
Saturday 11.00 - 17.00
Sunday 11.00 - 17.00


1.1., 14.-17.4., 1.5., 25.5., 23.-25.6., 6.12., 24.-26.12.

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Aleksanterinkatu 16, Helsinki


+358 (0)9 3103 6630