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Museums in Turku, Finland

Turku is the cradle of Finnish culture, over the years the city has played an important role as the gateway to Finland for international influence. The unrivalled range of museums in Turku introduce guests to a host of National Treasures.


This museum of modern art displays several interesting often experimental exhibitions all through the year. Collection exhibition is composed of sculptures of the local master of modernism Wäinö Aaltonen and other highlights of Turku City art collection.

Open: Tues-Sun :- 10am – 6pm


Turku Art Museum

The Art Museum’s Art Nouveau building was opened to the public in 1904. Renowned as a national treasure, the museum’s collection is one of the finest collections of old and contemporary art in Finland.

  • Open: Tues-Fri 11am-7pm
  • Sat & Sun 11am- 5pm


The Forum Marina and Maritime Museum

A museum and a centre for maritime research, with magnificent historic vessels in and on the banks of the River Aura, Approximately 3,500 museum pieces and several exhibitions illustrate the maritime history of Finland.


  • 1st Oct– 30th Apr :- Tue–Sun 11am-6pm
  • 2nd May – 30th Sept :- 11am-7pm
  • Museum ships open :- 31st May- 31st August :- 11am-7pm