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Museum of Northern Ostrobothnia

Ainolanpolku 1, 90130 Oulu, Oulu, Finland
+358 44 7037161
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The history of northern Finland

While somewhat old fashioned extremely interesting. In the basement was a display of the doghilll... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Marilyn A
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New York City, New York
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Fasctinating look intio the city and aras past

I visited here with a local friend. As we both like history it was a perfect few hours spent... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Dave B
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Ainolanpolku 1, 90130 Oulu, Oulu, Finland
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

While somewhat old fashioned extremely interesting. In the basement was a display of the doghilll kids a series of children books based on traditional rural life. Loved the display. There were exhibits showing Oulu from its earliest days to today. We wandered around much longer...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

I visited here with a local friend. As we both like history it was a perfect few hours spent learning about all the maritime history and changes that have shaped what we see today in modern Oulu! it is a well laid out and very...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

I went with my friend who is a local ,he had not visited this museum in over a decade It has a good range of displays and enough information to keep your attention It is laid out over 4 levels so not overbearing or to...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

It was a quick 1,5 hours visit with friends from our Demola Memory Lane team. We worked on developing an app to encourage crowdsourcing of historical photos and oral history for the past 3 months. When the project reached its end, we wanted to make...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

If you want to learn more about local culture, but not only, it is a must. And it is not so expensive (6 euro).

Thank Laurenţiu Ş
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Northern Ostrobothnia museum is a quite large museum for the size of the city, and it is an important point for to understand a little bit the history of the people of the Northern. It is located in a very beautiful park just closed...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Def that kinda museum you do not want to miss. It reminded me of Vapriikki museum area in Tampere ...a little bit ..it's smaller but a bit interactive which I like. Overall, solid museum ,I recommend

Thank Nikoll M
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Extremely cute Koiramäki exhibition for children and adults. You can also play there. Go and enjoy. And next to museum is a beautiful Ainolan puisto.

Thank 84maritar
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

It is nice place for visit. There are many interesting historical exhibitions. We visited it at 31 December 2014 and saw all free.

Thank YuriyRusinov
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Reviewed 5 November 2015

A permanent exhibition of the museum presents the history of Oulu and the area of North Ostrobothnia. The museum has a collection of articles and artwork. Adults gets a lot of information about the history of the area and for children there is the exhibition...More

Thank MC0777
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