Suomenlinna Museum

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.

Suomenlinna Museum opening hours

2.1. – 30.4. at 10:30 – 16:30
2.5. – 30.9. at 9.30 – 18
1.10. – 31.12. at 10:30 – 16:30
Closed: 1.1., 14.4., 6.12., 24.-25.12.

Suomenlinna Museum Day 6.6.2018 at 10-20

Special exhibition of Finnish Civil War

The Auditive Photo Exhibition explores the Finnish Civil War through pictures, texts and sounds. In January 1918 civil war broke out in Finland as a consequence of WW1.

Finland had just gained independence of Russia in 1917. The Reds, i.e. the labouring class, were supported by Russian revolutionaries while the Whites, the land owners and bourgeois class, received support from Germans. The war ended on May 16, 1918 in a victory of the Whites.

The exhibition may contain material that may disturb the audience.

Tickets

Price: 8 € adults, 4 € children, children under 7 years free
Free entrance with Helsinki Card.

Suomenlinna Experience film available in Finnish, Swedish, English, Russian, Japanese, Germany, Spanish, French, Japanese and Mandarene Chinese.

Suomenlinnan museo

Suomenlinna Experience - wide screen film

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.

Book the film for your group and experience Suomenlinna.