Paja&Bureau is a communal workspace and houses several creative professionals from different fields. The space comprises a design studio, workshop spaces and a showroom. It also hosts different events, launch and opening parties, workshops and screenings as well as concerts.
Contemporary, experimental exhibitions: paintings and painting based installations, changing every third week. Artists are selected on the basis of applications by the Exhibition Committee, which consists of artists.
Oodi is Helsinki's new Central Library and a living meeting place in the city centre on the Kansalaistori Square. Oodi is a venue for events, a house of reading and a diverse urban experience. It will provide its users with knowledge, new skills and stories, and will be an easy place to access for learning, story immersion, work and relaxation. Oodi is a library of a new era, a living and functional meeting place open for all.
The Finnish Museum of Horology is specialised in the history of time measuring, clocks and watches.
By the Senate Square, in the oldest quarters of the city, lies the Sederholm House, completed in 1757. It is the oldest house in Helsinki, now part of the Helsinki City Museum and belongs to the youngest in the city. The Children's Town is a family favourite where generations meet and learn about the past by doing things together. Play in an 18th century shop, write on a blackboard or examine everyday artefacts in the 1970s grandma's house.
At the Helsinki City Museum you'll also find a museum shop and café El Fant.
Vantaa City Museum is located in the old Tikkurila train station. The temporary exhibitions present the versatile history of the area.
The atmospheric Worker Housing Museum and its little "stove rooms" tell a fascinating story about Finnish everyday life in the past. The museum is located in the oldest apartments built by the city for its own workers in Helsinki.
The Worker Housing Museum is part of Helsinki City Museum.
The Customs Museum is located in the building Curtain Hamilton-Polhem in Susisaari, at the Suomenlinna fortress island. The museum has three exhibition rooms displaying the development of customs clearance methods, the prevention of smuggling and the history of Finnish Customs from the Swedish reign to the present. There is also an annually changing thematic exhibition. Information material on customs matters is also available at the museum.