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Museums in Finland

Helsinki Fire Museum

The Helsinki City Rescue Department's Fire Museum was opened on 12 February 1986. The museum, which displays several hundreds of intriguing items, has a floor area of 400 sq.m. The oldest item in the museum is a water reservoir from the 18th century, which was used as an auxiliary water tank as recently as the Second World War. Roughly 98% of the items on display have been used by Helsinki's actual fire brigade or contract fire brigades.


Jakola Farm

One of Finland’s largest private car museums is found in the farmyard of Jakola. The car museum, collected and built by one man, Raimo Oikari, for fun of his retirement days houses about forty maintained vehicles in museum car condition. Most of the vehicles in the collection are of Eastern European origin, including a Trabant, but there's also a 1970s Chrysler, a 1950s Mercedes and a 1920s Ford.

Lavia Bus Museum

Lavi, near Pori, used to be one of Western Finland's traffic hubs, through which more than 70 bus trips per day passed. V.Keto-Seppälän was based here and a bus museum is now occupying their former premises

Lavian linja-automuseo

Mobilia Road and Traffic Museum

Automobile and road museum Mobilia is situated at a beautiful site in Kangasala, by Längelmävesi lake, about 20 kilometres (13 miles) from Tampere. Mobilia experience is much more than just a museum; from permanent as well as annually changing exhibitions to a variety of exciting events – without forgetting the cafe restaurant and museum gift shop that are open for visitors daily. In 2016 a new section was opened: The Rally Museum was opened in June 2016. It is located in Mobilia's main building. The Rally Museum exhibits a wide range of rally cars from different eras.


Oulu Car Museum

The Automobile Museum has more than 50 veteran cars and motorcycles. Tthe oldest automobiles date from around 1910. Drop in and meet the forefathers of your car! The private museum is hosted by a local club of enthusiasts, "Oulun Seudun Mobilistit r.y", and the museum is located 4 kilometers south of the city of Oulu in Finland.

Oulun Automuseo