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Sports Museum of Finland (Suomen Urheilumuseo), Helsinki

Sports Museum of Finland (Suomen Urheilumuseo) - Helsinki, Finland
Sports Museum of Finland (Suomen Urheilumuseo)
Paavo Nurmen tie 1, Helsinki, Finland 00250Map
Olympiastadion
+358 9 434 2250
Neighborhood: Alppiharju
Overview

Located in the Olympiastadion (Olympic Stadium), originally built for the 1940 Winter Olympics which never happened, the Sports Museum of Finland exhibits the athletic history of the country. The exhibits date back to 5 BCE. Watch clips of great moments in Finnish sports history, participate in interactive exhibits, view gold medals and the history of Finland in the Olympics. The museum's most prized artifacts are the gilded spike shoe of Finnish long distance runner Paavo Nurmi, referred to as the "greatest of all time", and Finnish ski jumping champion Matti Nykänen's world championship medal collection.

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Sports Museum of Finland (Suomen Urheilumuseo) General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Saturday to Sunday from 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Other
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
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