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Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum)

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Interesting museum

Finnish Glass Museum is located in Riihimäki. It is a half-hour walk from the city center. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mikael F
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Vantaa, Finland
Part of finnish culture

Brought my friend from Ukraine to visit. Cool individual collection this time on show. Also very... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Ella H
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The Finnish Glass Museum has operated since 1981 in a former glassworks building converted into a museum designed By Tapio Wirkkala, academic and world-famous Finnish designer. The former glassblowing facility and the third floor of the museum are...more
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Tehtaankatu 23, Riihimaki 11910, Finland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Finnish Glass Museum is located in Riihimäki. It is a half-hour walk from the city center. The museum presents glass, glass art, and the glass industry and its history. The museum has a huge collection of glass objects. The building is also unique. It is...More

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Brought my friend from Ukraine to visit. Cool individual collection this time on show. Also very interesting to show and see how class is made.

Thank Ella H
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Location is not ideal for travelers on foot from Railway station but is a must see, if visiting Riihimäki. The collection is beautifully presented and the display has some very unique glass-art. Thoroughly recommended!

Thank Romy K
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The history of glass, types of glass. glass making techniques, glass designs, exhibitions, glass art. The Finish Glass museum gives you an opportunity to see all in one place. It is worth a visit.

Thank Mirjam B
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Interesting place but there could be more to see. History of glass is interesting to see. I recommend for Riihimäki visitors.

Thank Mika S
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Interesting museum with different exhibitions and during Christmas season they have nice selection of ornaments in museum shops. Cheap entrance fee too!

Thank aroundtheoyster
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This museum is good reason to travel Riihimäki. Here you can see masterpieces of Finnish design and glass art, like Sarpaneva, Wirkkala, Aalto and many others. Also historical aspects are very well presented in this good museum.

Thank v4trav
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Lots of information about the Finnish design. Beautiful glass works and a nice shop. Worth to visit! Take a look also to the hunting museum, which is located just beside.

Thank mievaan
Suomen_lasimuseo, Guide at Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum), responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

They had all the important pieces of Finnish designr glass. Nice collection. I would visit again the Gift shop. The location is a bit far without a car but managable. There is other glass work shops close by aswell. (And the hunting museum next door).

Thank Anne_Ilona
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Finnish Glass museum gives an excellent overview of the history of Finnish Design. They have temporal exhibitions and permanent exhibition with examples of every designer from the Finnish Golden era 1950 to 1970's.

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Response from Suomen_lasimuseo | Property representative |
The Finnish Glass Museum is open from February to December from 10 am to 6pm. Welcome!
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Response from Suomen_lasimuseo | Property representative |
We are located about 2,5 km from the Railway Station. Here is the timetable of the local buses. From the Riihimäki Railway Station you may take a bus nr. 2 (once an hour) Our address is: Tehtaankatu 23, Riihimäki If you... More
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24 June 2016|
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Response from Suomen_lasimuseo | Property representative |
We are located about 65 km from Helsinki to north. Address is: Tehtaankatu 23, Riihimäki
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