Museum of Natural History.  Helsinki, Finland.

The staircase and top floor landing at the Finnish Museum of Natural History, Helsinki. Built Typical Helsinki buildings can be seen through the windows.

Suomen kansallismuseo, National Museum, Helsinki.  Arkkitehdit Herman Gesellius, Armas Lindgren ja Eliel Saarinen  voittivat suunnittelukilpailun vuonna 1902 ja talo rakennettiin pääosin 1905-1910. Museo avattiin yleisölle 1916. Architects  Herman Gesellius, Armas Lindgren ja Eliel Saarinen won the competition 1902 and the building was built 1905-1910. The museum was opened 1916.

Suomen kansallismuseo, National Museum of Finland, Helsinki. The National Museum of Finland presents Finnish history from the Stone Age to the present day, through objects and cultural history.

iittala factory in Helsinki, Finland

Visiting the iittala factory in Helsinki, FinlandDe iittala fabriek bezoeken in Helsinki, Finland

The Arabia Center is located just north of Helsinki and includes the Arabia Factory, shops, showroom, Arabia Museum. Love Arabia, especially the year plates.

Suomen Kansallismuseo, National Museum of Finland, opened in 1916.  The architecture reflects Finland's medieval churches and castles, and the museum presents Finland's history dating back to the Stone Age.

Suomen Kansallismuseo, National Museum of Finland, opened in The architecture reflects Finland's medieval churches and castles, and the museum presents Finland's history dating back to the Stone Age.

Simberg, Hugo (1873-1917) - 1903 The Wounded Angel (Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland) by RasMarley, via Flickr

Simberg, Hugo - 1903 The Wounded Angel (Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland)

Ateneum Art Museum in Helsinki

Ateneum Art Museum in Helsinki, Finland. - (the pin via Travel & Lifestyle…

Museum of Urho Kekkonen, Tamminiemi, Seurasaarentie 15, 00250 HELSINKI

Museum of Urho Kekkonen, Tamminiemi, Seurasaarentie 15, 00250 HELSINKI

EMMA (Espoo Museum of Modern Art), City of Espoo, Finland

EMMA (Espoo Museum of Modern Art), City of Espoo, Finland

For a trip down a different kind of memory lane, you can't go past Tamminiemi. The official residence of former President Ukko Kekkonen, Tamminiemi presents life as it was during his term 1956-1981. Absolutely fascinating - the kitchen is my favourite room!

For a trip down a different kind of memory lane, you can't go past Tamminiemi. The official residence of former President Ukko Kekkonen, Tamminiemi presents life as it was during his term Absolutely fascinating - the kitchen is my favourite room!

While Seurasaari Open Air Museum doesn't open until May, you can still wander the island and enjoy the peace and quiet and reflect on how Finn's lived in days gone by. The squirrels are very friendly also ;)

While Seurasaari Open Air Museum doesn't open until May, you can still wander the island and enjoy the peace and quiet and reflect on how Finn's lived in days gone by. The squirrels are very friendly also ;

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