Helsinki-Family Attractions

The National Museum of Finland

AddressMannerheimintie 34
Phone+358 (0) 40 128 6469
ExpensesEntrance € 8 / 6 euros, persons under 18 free of charge.

National Museum illustrates Finnish history from prehistoric times to the present. Major archaeological finds. Temporary exhibitions. Embark a time-trip through the history of Finland. The museum’s unique exhibits tells of the life from a period of over 10,000 years.

Uunisaari Island

Phone+358 9 636 870

Located nearby the center of Helsinki, the Uunisaari Islands offer a relaxing seaside atmosphere with a supervised beach, sauna facilities and a short boat ride from the mainland. Also a picturesque venue to throw a party or a wedding.

Tuomiokirkon portaat

AddressUnioninkatu 29, Kluuvi, 00170 Helsinki

Tropicario – tropical animal house

AddressSturenkatu 27 FI-00510 Helsinki
Phone00358 (0)9 750 076

See and experience the adventurous world of snakes, lizards, spiders and water turtles in this tropical zoo.

Theatre Museum

AddressCable Factory, Tallberginkatu 1 G 00180 Helsinki
Phone+358 (0)207 961 670

In the Theatre Museum the exhibitions offer insights into the history of the Finnish theatre, the magic world of drama.

Swimming Stadium

AddressHammarskjöldintie FI-00250 Helsinki
Phone00358 (0)9 3108 7854

Outdoor swimming area consisting of four different pools: 50-metre pool, diving pool, children’s pool, wading pool.

Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress

AddressSuomenlinna FI-00190 Helsinki
Phone00358 (0)9 684 1880

Suomenlinna (Viapori/Sveaborg) fortress is one of the biggest sea fortresses in the world. Founded in 1748 and built by Augustin Ehrensvärd on islands off the coast of Helsinki. Suomenlinna one of the most popular attractions in Finland and a place where people live. It was included in Unesco\’s World Heritage List in 1991 as a […]

Suomenlinna Museum

AddressVisitor Centre, C 74 Suomenlinna FI-00190 Helsinki
Phone+358 (0)9 4050 9691

Suomenlinna Museum is situated in the old navy inventory chambers, which were built in the early 1780s. The exhibition presents the construction of the fortress and the eventful history of the islands from the 18th century to the present day.

Suomenlinna Toy Museum

AddressSuomenlinna C 66 FI-00190 Helsinki
Phone+358 (0)40 500 6607

The Suomenlinna Toy Museum presents old toys, the oldest of which go back to the beginning of the 19th century.

Submarine Vesikko

AddressTykistölahti, Suomenlinna FI-00190 Helsinki
Phone+358 (0)299 530 260

The Military Museum’s submarine Vesikko is a 250-ton coastal submarine of the Second World War. The only existing submarine from the Finnish fleet, which served under the name of Vesikko from 1936 to 1947.

Sokos Deparment Store

AddressMannerheimintie 9 00100 Helsinki
Phone+358 (0)10 766 5100

Nation-wide chain Sokos department stores sells all-day items like clothing and accessories

Siltasaarenkadun ja Neljännen linjan risteys

AddressSiltasaarenkatu 28, Neljäs Linja 18, Kallio, 00530 Helsinki

Sibelius Monument

AddressSibeliuksen puisto/Sibelius Park 00260 Helsinki

Sibelius Monument was unveiled on 7.9.1967. It recembles organ pipes, is made of welded steel with the bust of the composer on one side. The monument is one of Helsinki’s most popular statues and one of the most well known tourist attractions. The monument is 8,5m high, 10,5m wide and 6,5m deep. It is built […]

Serena Ski

AddressTornimäentie 10 FI-02970 Espoo
Phone00358 (0)9 8870 5521

Serena Ski offers four slopes for skiers of different levels, a street slope and halfpipe and in addition two free lifts and a sledging track for children.

Serena Water Park

AddressTornimäentie 10 FI-02970 Espoo
Phone00358 (0)9 8870 550

Serena Water Park has terraced pools, massaging whirlpools, waterslides and a unique sauna section carved from the bedrock.