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Guided tours

The guided tours explore life in the 19th century Finnish countryside and traditional Finnish architecture. We are providing guided tours daily from June 15th to August 31st 2022. Guided tours on weekends from September 3rd to 10th. You can also book a private tour for yourself or your group.

Open guided tours daily

Open tours are provided daily from 15 June to 31 August 2023. In September we provide open guided tours on weekends until 10 September 2023. The guided tours are included in the entrance fee. The tours depart from the ticket booth of the museum. The duration of the tours is around 45–60 min.

  • in German at 12 noon on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
  • in Finnish at 1 pm daily
  • in English at 3 pm daily

In Swedish every other Sunday at 1 pm on the following days: 18.6, 25.6., 9.7.,23.7., 6.8., 20.8. ja 3.9.

Children's tours in Finnish every Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays at 12 noon.

Private guided tours

Choose your preferred tour from the selection below. We recommend you to reserve time for your group to explore the museum independently in addition to the tour.

Bookings: seurasaari@kansallismuseo.fi

tel. +358 (0)295 33 6912 (starting from April)

Seurasaari tour, 45–60 min
The Seurasaari tour is a basic tour in the atmospheric milieu of the Open-Air Museum. The tour provides an introduction to the history of the museum and 19th century rural life in Finland. The tour includes visits to 2–3 museum buildings. According to your wishes, the private tour can focus on Finnish traditional architecture; crafts; farm animals; food management; the history of the landless, common people or gentry; or regional cultural differences.

Get to know Seurasaari Open-Air Museum, 15 min
Are you planning on coming to spend time at Seurasaari Open-Air Museum? The Get to know Seurasaari Open-Air Museum introduction offers a quick overview of Seurasaari Open-Air Museum and its milieu. The introduction works as words of welcome before you explore the museum independently. Also appropriate for large groups!

Seurasaari Open-Air Museum in clear Finnish, 45–60 min
Seurasaari is an outdoor recreation area where old buildings have been brought together from different locations around Finland. The tour includes visits to 2–3 buildings and provides an introduction to rural life in Finland over 100 years ago.

Love and flings guided tour, 45–60 min
People have always loved and fallen in love. This tour of Seurasaari Open-Air Museum will tell you all you ever wanted to know but were too afraid to ask about love and romance in rural Finland!

Seurasaari Open-Air Museum for schools and day-care centres, 45–60 min
The Seurasaari tour for schoolchildren includes visits to 2–3 museum buildings and provides a deeper look into a theme picked by the teacher. Available themes: 1) Living in the countryside 2) Animals and people 2) Crafts 3) Peasants, crofters, lords of the manor and the landless. The tour is appropriate for school groups from early, basic, and upper secondary education. The level of content and narrative is adjusted to the target group.

Private tour prices

  • Seurasaari introduction, 15–20 min €40 per group + entrance fee per person
  • Hour-long guided tour €70 per group + entrance fee per person
  • Guided tour for schoolchildren €70 per group, includes entrance fees
  • Guided tours outside museum opening hours: €155 + entrance fee per person

You can book a guided tour in Finnish, Swedish, English or German. You may choose only one language per guide. Group size max. 20–25 people.

Independent visits to the museum by school groups without guided tours are free of charge for the whole group. You can visit the museum with your group independently during the opening hours. The teacher is responsible for their group during the visit. Let us know about your visit in advance: seurasaari@kansallismuseo.fi or tel. +358 (0)295 33 6912 (starting from April).