Join a guided tour

You can explore the museum at your own pace, join a free guided tour open to all visitors, or pre-book a guided tour for a fee. In addition, you can borrow an audio guide to take you on a tour around the museum. Some exhibitions also have discussion guides, volunteering at the museum. Together, you can discuss your thoughts about the exhibition and its themes.

Guided tours

The open guided tours are intended for people visiting the museum, either alone or in a small group of no more than five. Public guided tours include to the entrance ticket price.

GUIDED TOURS FOR VISITORS IN SUMMER 2020

Perspective on the Courage, Freedom, Love! exhibition
(in Finnish, in Swedish and in English)

In addition to being beloved children’s cartoon characters, the Moomins are also a philosophical perspective on humanity. The world of the Moomins offers adults much to think about regarding courage, love and freedom.

Open introductions to the exhibition, which all museum visitors are free to attend, are held in the museum’s Auditorium on Sundays at 12:00 and 13:00. The introduction is delivered in Finnish every Sunday at 13:00, in Swedish at 12:00 on odd calendar weeks and in English at 12:00 on even calendar weeks. The duration of the introduction is 20 minutes. Due to safety measures implemented in response to the coronavirus situation, the maximum number of participants is 50.


Pre-booked tours
are organised for a fee for individuals or groups with an advance reservation. A single tour is for 1–20 people, so if your group is bigger than this you will need to book two tours. Please book your tour at least a week in advance, two weeks if your group is large, so that we will have time to make the necessary arrangements.

You can book a tour by calling our tour services at +358 (0)29 533 6902. The tour services phone service is available from Tuesday to Friday, 9 am – 12 noon. Outside these hours, you can enquire about availability with an online form.

Our most popular tour for adults:

  • The Story of Finland
    This tour is all about the lighter and murkier moments in recent Finnish history. The tour includes artefacts from the autonomous era and iconic objects illustrating the welfare state.
    Target group: Suitable for all