National Museum of Finland

The National Museum of Finland (Finnish: Suomen kansallismuseo ) in Helsinki, Finland shows history from the Stone Age to the present.

The permanent exhibition is divided into six parts. In the first part, the treasury, old money, medals, trophies and weapons are issued. The part of the Finnish early history, the largest archaeological exhibition of its kind in Finland dar. The area over Finland as a state and its culture from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century. Further describes the area " Land and People " life on the land before industrialization. The last part is devoted to Finland's independence and culture in the 20th century.

The ceiling of the museum building is painted by Akseli Gallen-Kallela frescoes that depict scenes from the Kalevala and can be visited without paying the entrance fee. The museum building was designed by architects Herman Gesellius, Armas Lindgren, and Eliel Saarinen designed and built in the years 1905-1910 in the style of castles and churches and opened in 1916.