We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Turku Biological Museum

Neitsytpolku 1, Turku 20800, Finland
+358 2 2620340
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Tiny natural history collection in lovely location

The exhibits are arranged beautifully so you can see the animals (stuffed mammals and birds in the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Lorna K
A historic museum from 1907 on the Finnish wildlife

The museum was built in 1907 to display Finnish wildlife and thus to contribute to the education of... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
lmsk2014
,
Helsinki, Finland
Read all 17 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
11 Jul 2017
“Tiny natural history collection in lovely location”
2 Apr 2017
“A historic museum from 1907 on the Finnish wildlife”
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 05:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Neitsytpolku 1, Turku 20800, Finland
CONTACT
Website
+358 2 2620340

Similar Things to Do in Turku

Write a Review
Reviews (17)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The exhibits are arranged beautifully so you can see the animals (stuffed mammals and birds in the main) in their natural environment ... but there's something really sad about seeing so many stuffed animals, even though it's educational. None of the labels of common names...More

Thank Lorna K
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The museum was built in 1907 to display Finnish wildlife and thus to contribute to the education of the people. The wooden building is very beautiful, and in the summer surrounded by a green park. If you're into architecture and interested in how museums were...More

Thank lmsk2014
Reviewed 12 March 2016

My kids enjoyed the displays of taxidermied animals in mock-ups of their natural habitats. I enjoyed them enjoying those displays, and I also enjoyed knowing that the displays were over 100 years old (most of the exhibits have not changed since 1907). If you look...More

Thank zenobianblue
Reviewed 16 November 2015

This is a small place and well worth of visit with kids. Admission is modest and you'll get interesting animal scenes to see. Old wooden house hosts very nice Finnish landscape scenes which have lot of real animals in their natural environment. Scenes are well...More

Thank Antti L
Reviewed 28 September 2014

This place is very tiny with what I think are taxidermy animals. The building itself seems very historic and is very dark inside. However it does focus on Finnish wildlife which is nice. You can look at everything in the building in about 10 minutes...More

Thank keef1988
Reviewed 13 October 2013

An interesting museum, not as much for its informative value but for the curious old fashioned display in an astonishing old building. The museum shop is virtually nonexistent and the place is a bit seedy, but the museum is easy to reach. It does have...More

Thank Ilarius
Reviewed 5 May 2013

About a dozen well done dioramas showing Finnish wildlife. We spent about half an hour, reasonable considering the low entry fee. The signs are in Finnish and Swedish but they will loan you a handout in other languages. The building is not well marked so...More

1  Thank 828TJA
Reviewed 14 April 2013 via mobile

A very small museum located in a very old, beautiful finnish art nouveau building next to a huge park. It's built up like a circle of typical Finnish nature scenes. When I was there they also exhibited butterflies, insects and mummified cats - nice! I...More

Thank Lobi_90
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Ravintola Kaskis
270 reviews
.46 km away
Pub Niska
181 reviews
.37 km away
Ravintola Ludu
112 reviews
.47 km away
Sergio's
262 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
212 reviews
.72 km away
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum
207 reviews
.72 km away
Turku City Library
202 reviews
.71 km away
Turun Kauppahalli
134 reviews
.56 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Turku Biological Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit