Finland is one of the countries that have the best quality of education in the world. This is inseparable from the role of the Finnish government, which has built many supporting facilities for the community, including providing interesting museums as a means of learning. Exhibiting various collections and providing information, of course, will be able increase knowledge and insight.
With most of them located in the capital city of Helsinki and suitable as recommendations for exciting vacation spots, here are five interesting museums in Finland, as follows.
- Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
The Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma is located in the region of the Finnish capital, Helsinki. This place is perfect for those of you who like the arts.
As reported by the Prettywildworld page, the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art houses various kinds of contemporary art. It is known that there are more than 8000 works of art in this building, some of which were made by famous artists including Jan Van, Ahonen, Cornolis Bega, Raimo Karneval, and many more.
In addition, the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma has a very attractive building form by combining the concept of a design that looks both artistic and modern.
- Sinebrychoff Art Museum
The name of the Sinebrychoff Art Museum is taken from the wealthy Finnish beer entrepreneur Paul and Fanny Sinebrychoff who are the main contributors to all the collections contained in this museum. They are listed as the people who made the largest donation to the museum to the Finnish government.
Here you can find various types of works of art ranging from porcelain, and ceramics to paintings by famous artists from various countries in Europe.
For visitors who are under 18 years old, there is no charge to enter this place. As for those of you who are 18 years old and over, an entrance fee of 18 Euros or around IDR 300 thousand will be charged.
- Helsinki Design Museum
The building of the Design Museum Helsinki is more than 140 years old and is one of the oldest buildings in the world.
This museum is a must-visit for those of you who are steeped in the field of design because it provides information and knowledge about design science ranging from graphic design to industry, fashion, and others.
The Design Museum Helsinki exhibits 75,000 objects and 40,000 images in this neo-gothic architectural style building.
- The Lotta Museum
The Lotta Museum is the best place for tourists who want to learn about the history of wars that have occurred in Finland.
As reported by the Theculturetrip page, this museum is more documenting about Lotta Svard, an organization of women who participated in World War II as soldiers and medical teams. The story of Lotta Svard is very well known among the Finnish people because of her heartwarming struggle.
In this museum, all information is conveyed to visitors through writing and photos.
- Kompero Museum
Located in a remote area of northern Karelia, the Kampero Museum is an open-air museum set on an island in the middle of a lake.
Here you can see various old buildings made of wood such as houses, warehouses, saunas, animal cages, and many more which can give you an idea of rural life in the past. This place is guarded by volunteers and has supported the local economy thanks to the tourists who visit the Kampero Museum.
Well, those are some interesting museums that you can visit while on vacation in Finland. That way, you can learn new things and the history that has happened in the past.