Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
4.5
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Pedro S
Sao Paulo, SP29 contributions
May 2022 • Solo
Finnish natural in a nutshell! The island is an open museum with historical buildings relocated there and a stunning natural landscape—a great place to walk around and taste the old time's lifestyle.
Written 8 May 2022
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joseph n
Monaco9 contributions
Oct 2021
NICE AND FAMILLIARE WE THINK ITS OKEY nice nature and so. small and lovley personal we realy like visit Fölisön
Written 28 October 2021
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Bechara C
Lebanon541 contributions
Sep 2021
I went there in a late afternoon, that was a mistake. It's better to book a full day for that park.

It's outside the city, and if you go by public transportation, you still need to walk 30 min in the forest to reach it.

It's a beautiful place in the nature to see how Finns used to live earlier. I have visited a similar museum in Oslo before. That's why I just turned back after the two bridges at the entrance next to the lakes.
Written 1 October 2021
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Kald06
Paris, France438 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
We took bicycles and scooters out of Helsinki center to get there. No cycles allowed on the island. We cross the beautiful bridge and visited the island. It isn’t very large so you can all to the end on about 15min. The time one takes depends on how often you stop or which houses you visit. It’s free to walk around but you have to pay en entrance to the park if you want to visit the inside of any house. It was a charming place, like stepping back intime. There is also a cafe at the end of the path.
Written 25 August 2021
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Chandrashekar S
Helsinki, Finland52 contributions
Jul 2021
Seurasaari island provides you with a great collection of old Finnish houses and being an Island, also offers some great walk through some quiet greenery and of course the water view. You have the option of paying money to get access to the old houses & churches interiors which we did not take. You can do a good amount of viewing of houses without paying. Plus it gives great walking experience. There is a beach too, and if you pick a nice sunny day, it is worth spending sometime by the beach after your walk.

You should keep at least 5-6 hours for a good experience, and ideally a whole day.
Written 28 July 2021
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Mikael F
Helsinki, Finland23,629 contributions
Sep 2020
This place has been a public park on an island from 1890. A bridge was built in 1892. From 1909, it has been an open-air museum.

Here you can see what the traditional Finnish way of life was from the 18th to the 20th century. The cottages, farmsteads, and manors have been relocated here from all around Finland.

You can wander on the island for free but for entering the buildings you need to buy a ticket.

Here are also beaches (one for nudists), cafes, and restaurants. The place is a perfect summer spot a few kilometers from the city center.

The Midsummer celebration is particularly popular.
Written 15 September 2020
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niinan2
Nurmijarvi, Finland1,523 contributions
Aug 2020
Seurasaari is an excellent place to visit. With an entrance fee you can enter the houses/buildings in the open-air-museum but you can also decide not to pay the entrance fee and just walk around and see the buildings outside. There's lot's to see.
Somewhat half of the island is recreation area and you can sit by the sea on rocky waterfronts. There are some cafe's and museum shop too. Lovely an beautiful location and easy to travel from the city center by bus or tram.
Written 5 August 2020
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Tomi Wickman
Helsinki, Finland2,159 contributions
Jun 2019 • Family
Relaxing walking araund the islad. Old traditional museum houses to see how people lived in the early days. Super for picnic and the bbq place is nice. Entering the island, picnic and bbq is free, a small fee if you want to enter the houses and church and it is worth the fee
Written 27 July 2020
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Mariai
54 contributions
Jun 2019 • Couples
The island is a lovely place for a long walk. If you're into Pokémons, there is a multitude of opportunities for exploration.
Written 8 May 2020
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eVe
Singapore, Singapore293 contributions
Mar 2020 • Couples
We went in mid March and the place was visited mainly by locals. Took bus 24 in front of Original hotel near Central Station. It was about a 15 minutes ride (last stop) to Seurasaari. No entrance fee in winter and museums are closed but you could still enjoy and view the historical buildings with commentary in English at each site. We spent more than 2 hours there appreciating the nature in quietness.
Written 20 March 2020
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