Speciality museum

Music Museum Fame

Fame, Finnish Music Hall of Fame, is a modern music museum and a gallery of honour to Finnish music. The Finnish music and its artists are being displayed in this functional museum that uses current technology in its displays.

Birthplace and Home Museum of Aleksis Kivi

The birthplace and home museum of Aleksis Kivi (Stenvall), Finnish national writer, is located at Palojoki village in Nurmijärvi, the setting for The Seven Brothers and The Cobblers on the Heath. This house in which he spent his childhood was to remain dear to him all his life.

The museum is furnished as a historic 19th century home and some of the objects currently displayed in the museum are originally from the Stenvall house.

Finnish Railway Museum

The Finnish Railway Museum, a national collection specializing in rail transport, is situated at Hyvinkää, about sixty kilometres from Helsinki. The museum presents the history of Finnish railways within the pleasing and authentic railway setting of the station and engine shed of the former Hyvinkää-Hanko Railway, a private line built in the 1870s.

The permanent exhibition, concentrating on rail travel, locomotive and rolling stock development, and railway occupations, is spread out in the various buildings within the museum grounds. The buildings include three exhibition halls, engine roundhouse, station building and railwaymen's barracks.

The Museum hosts several annual events and open days, mainly in the summer months when the visitors can enjoy the beautiful museum park.

Finnish Aviation Museum

Finnish Aviation Museum is a national special museum, which has civilian, military and glider planes and a wealth of other exhibits related to flying, such as engines, propellers, instruments, radio equipment and scale models.

Also museum shop and café.

Ainola, Home of Jean Sibelius

Ainola in Järvenpää was the home of composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) and his family for over 60 years. It still looks exactly as it did in his time and has a large collection of works by his artist friends. The log building was designed by architect Lars Sonck and completed in 1904. Jean and Aino Sibelius were buried in the Ainola garden.

Lotta Museum

The Lotta museum is located at the Syväranta estate along the Tuusulan Rantatie, an area rich in cultural historical values. The exhibition tells about the work of the Lotta Svärd women's auxiliary services (1921-1944). Photos and artefacts and multimedia shows. Changing exhibitions.

Museum café Lotta Canteen is famous for its wide selection of products, friendly staff and nostalgic atmosphere.

KAMU Museum of History of Espoo

KAMU is one of the Espoo City Museum museums and is located at the Exhibition Centre WeeGee. The permanent exhibition A Thousand Stories from Espoo takes the visitor from prehistory to medieval times and all the way to the second largest city in Finland.

Free entrance to all the museums in the WeeGee exhibition centre on Fridays at 17-19 (on the first Friday of each month at 17-21).