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National Museum guided tours


 

Booking guided tours

Booked guided tours are always designed together with the client to suit the needs of the visitor group. The tours can be requested for both the permanent and temporary exhibitions.

Guided tours can be booked in Finnish, Swedish, English, Russian, Albanian, Turkish and French.


Группы могут сделать отдельный заказ, желательно за неделю,
вт-пт с 9 до 12 ч. Тел. +358 295 33 6902.

E-mail: skm.opastusvaraukset@kansallismuseo.fi


We recommend a maximum visitor group size of 30 persons. Children's tours can consist of 25 school children or 20 day-care children at the most. For groups larger than 30 persons, you will have to book two guided tours.

Teacher's page
Workshop Vintti. Easy History. Open Tue-Sun 12 noon - 4 pm.
Guided tours for children

Guide bookings

Bookings by phone +358 295 33 6902, Tue-Fri 9 am-12 noon. Closed Mon, Sat and Sun. E-mail: skm.opastusvaraukset@kansallismuseo.fi
Bookings must be made a minimum of one week in advance, two weeks for groups of 30 or more.

Cancellations

Cancellations are possible until 2 working days previous to the tour. Otherwise full price will be charged.

In case of sudden illness, children's tours can still be cancelled the previous or same day. Please call Tour Bookings at +358 295 33 6902 (Tue-Fri 9 am -12 noon) or National Museum of Finland's exchange number +358 295 33 6000 (Mon-Fri 8.15 am - 4.00 pm) or Ticket Office +358 295 33 6901, (Tue-Sun 11 am - 6 pm).
You can cancel also by e-mail: skm.opastusvaraukset@kansallismuseo.fi
 

Prices for booked guided tours 2017

Tour on Tue-Fri € 80 / 1 hour + entrance fee € 10 / € 7 per adult. Free entry for those under 18. 

Tour on Sat, Sun and Public Holidays € 100 / 1 hour + entrance fee € 10 / € 7 per adult. Free entry for those under 18.


Special tour on Tue-Fri € 120 / 1 hour + entrance fee € 10 / € 7 per adult.
Free entry for those under 18.

Special tour on Sat, Sun and Public Holidays € 120 / 1 hour + entrance fee € 10 / € 7 per adult. Free entry for those under 18.


Day-care and school groups, upper secondary education groups € 50 / 45 min. No entrance fee.
Higher education student groups, university and polytechnics student groups € 80 / 1 hour. No entrance fee.
The VAT for guided tours is 24 % (included in the price).

Other charges in 2017

Opening the museum for guided tours outside normal opening hours € 110 / opening. Not charged from day-care groups, school groups or student groups. Museum is open Tue-Sun 11 am - 6 pm. The VAT is 24 % and included in the price.

Closing the museum after a guided tour outside normal opening hours € 110 / closing. Not charged from day-care groups, school groups or student groups. Museum is open Tue-Sun 11 am - 6 pm. The VAT is 24 % and included in the price.
 

Payment and invoicing

Payment for tours can be made upon arrival at the museum at the info desk. We accept cash, credit cards, vouchers (Travel Agencies), invoicing and Smartum kulttuuriseteli.

Registered organisations and companies with a Business ID in Finland can be invoiced afterwards. The invoicing address and Business ID are required when making the booking. No invoicing surcharge.

Detail of the frescoes in the main hall by Akseli Gallen-Kallela: The fight about the Sampo. Photo: The National Board of Antiquities / Arno de la Chapelle
Frescoes with Kalevala theme by Akseli Gallen-Kallela 1928. Detail:
the defence of the Sampo.
 
Elk-head soapstone sculpture from Huittinen, Western Finland, from Stone Age 7000-6000 BC. Photo: The National Board of Antiquities / Matti Huuhka
Elk-head soapstone sculpture from Huittinen, W Finland, from Stone Age 7000-6000 BC.
 
Throne of the Emperor, brought to Finland in 1809. Gilded wood by Christian Meyer, St. Petersburg 1797. Photo: The National Board of Antiquities / Markku Haverinen
Throne of the Emperor. Gilded wood by Christian Meyer, St. Petersburg 1797 Russia.

Chimneyless smoke cabin c.1820s. From Pajasyrjä village, Jaakkima parish in Karelia. Photo: The National Board of Antiquities / Matti Huuhka
Chimneyless smoke cabin early 1800s. From Pajasyrjä village, Jaakkima parish in Karelia former E Finland.