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National Museum (Helsinki)

 

National Museum of Helsinki is one of the largest museum in Finland. Its has numerous exhibitions dedicated to history of the country starting from prehistoric period to modern times. Some of the more interesting exhibits includes symbols of Russian rule from the Government Palace as well as a throne Czar Alexander I from 1809, a year Russians completed successful war with Sweden resulting in Finland becoming an autonomous region of the Russian Empire.

The entrance hall of the National Museum contains a wall painting made by Akseli Gallen- Kallela (1865- 1931). It depics scenes from Kalevala, one of the most famous national epics in Finland.

 

 

 

 

Location: Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki

Tel. 09- 405 09 544

Bus: 40

Trolley: 4, 10

Open: 11am- 8pm Tue- Wed, 11am- 6pm Thu- Sun

Closed: public holidays

www.nba.fi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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