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Suomenlinna Museum

Suomenlinna museum

Photo: Sakari Kiuru

suomenlinna museum interior

Photo: Sakari Kiuru

Suomenlinna Museum, located in the Suomenlinna Centre, showcases the eventful history of the island fortress from the 18th century to the present day. It also depicts the restauration of the World Heritage Site, Suomenlinna.

Wide-screen presentation

Suomenlinna is one the largest sea fortresses in the world and has even been called the Gibraltar of the North. The wide-screen presentation tells about the construction of the sea fortress, its colourful past and the people who made it all happen. The history of Suomenlinna is an essential part of the history of Finland and the fortress has played a crucial role in the power struggles between Finland, Sweden and Russia. The wide-screen presentation is shown in the Suomenlinna Museum every 30 minutes during the museum opening hours. Duration: approx. 25 minutes

Languages: Finnish, Swedish, English, Russian, Japanese, Germany, Spanish, French, Japanese and Mandarene Chinese.

Price: 7 € adults, 4 € children, children under 7 years free
Reservation fee for schoolgroups 25 €.
Free entrance with Helsinki Card.

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Suomenlinna Museum opening hours

2.1. – 30.4. at 10:30 – 16:30
2.5. – 30.9. at 10 – 18
1.10. – 31.12. at 10:30 – 16:30

Closed 1.1, 14.4., 24.-25.12.