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Terranova

Museokatu 3, Vaasa 65100, Finland
+358 3 5863253800
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Nice to have a range of exhibits in one place

This museum has several separate exhibits under one roof. For example, there is a natural history... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Christine D
,
Auckland, New Zealand
Winter is coming!

The information about the ice ages is very interesting, perhaps more interesting than the items in... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Uaydin
,
Ankara, Turkey
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Museokatu 3, Vaasa 65100, Finland
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

This museum has several separate exhibits under one roof. For example, there is a natural history section, a games section and a media section. There ia a great section on the history of Vaasa. But, overall, each section is relatively small so we had been...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

The information about the ice ages is very interesting, perhaps more interesting than the items in the section. One can learn very interesting facts there, don't miss it. You have access to the other parts of the museum, and can see clothes, tools and many...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

You can get a lot of information about the nature and animals from the Gulf of Bothnia and the Quark area. An interesting tour. There were a lot of families with children. And with the same fee you will get into the history museum (Pohjanmaan...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Museum worth visiting if your nearby . Def take a look at the videos on the right side of the downstairs.interesting

Thank Nikoll M
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Had really been looking forward to visiting this museum to learn more about the natural forces at work in the region. Sadly there was a problem with the electricity and the museum was closed for at least 2 days. The very helpful visitor centre should...More

Thank callala
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Very good section on the particular geography of the area which we found very interesting. Good natural history section too.

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Reviewed 2 October 2015

Very good presentation of the fauna and flora in Finland. Nice video clip in the theater on the Kvarken Ice Age site and the receding water levels due ground up-lift.

Thank htukk
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

Museums are not so popular these days, especially for teenagers. However in my opinion, people that will stay in the area for more than 2 months should give it a chance and visit the Terranova museum. On Friday's it is free of charge for students....More

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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Terranova is one of three permanent exhibits in the OstroBothnian Museum. We visited the museum specifically to see Terranova and it did not disappoint. The presentation of the geological phenomenon of the Kvarken Archipelago was engaging and interesting. We also learnt a lot about the...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Lot of things to explore. Even active boys 6 and 8 years did not run around but studied coins, animals, boats, bats... If there happen to be rainy day, this is the place to go.

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