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Design Museum

Korkeavuorenkatu 23, Helsinki 00130, Finland
+358 3 5896220540
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Korkeavuorenkatu 23, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Remembering an enjoyable visit here 15 years ago, we approached this museum with considerable anticipation. For a land that prides itself on its design sense, and a country which has produced many excellent designers, this museum no longer does much credit to any of these...More

Thank andrewjameswarren
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The exhibits did a good job highlighting the different areas that Finnish designers have contributed to, but to be honest I was expecting a little more considering Finland's rich history of design. Museum shop had a great selection though.

Thank Ryosuke M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The little ones loved it. Very interactive. Small and doesn't take longer than an hour or two to walk around on the three floors. Visually interesting.

Thank Dunster77
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Design Museum is definately worth a visit. It is a relatively short walk from the market place and the ferry terminals, but if you are in a car (as I was), it can be a pain to find on-street parking. The museum explains the...More

Thank Tanglefoot_Milton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you do not like design, this is probably not your cup of tea. You may want to drop in if you are in the design district, but not make a special trip. However, if you like design, you will want to make the special...More

Thank TravelTexan1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have to admit that I went to this place with very low expectations just to humour the rest of my travelling party. I spent a solid two hours and could have easily spent another two. Absolutely amazing information and exhibits. I can't believe all...More

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having had our interest in Finnish Design wettedby the Arno Aalto exhibit at the main Art Gallery, we did want to visit the Design Museum. On foot it is not the easiest place to find - although you do get to see lots of Art...More

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Cafe and shop in the museum and lockers and coat hooks available. 3 floors of exhibits. Free as part of Helsinki Card. Focus, obviously, on Finnish design. Diverse range of exhibits; 100 years of Finnish design, celebrating the centenary of the Finnish nation, was particularly...More

Thank dmc2152
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The museum is located in the design district and an easy walk from the center. It is housed in an old building and has changing exhibitions over its three floors. Old design pieces, next modern, every day items next to extravagant pieces. Stroll around and...More

Thank ivy_bergen
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Not too big museum for learning something about the finnish design. Very interesting are the differnet exhibitions of various themes or persons. Nice museum shop to buy design things.

Thank MarkHenryFinn
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