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.
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.
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