The history of Åland from the Stone Ages to present times is exhibited at the permanent exhibition in the Åland museum. It’s concentrating on such themes as hunting and fishing, The Earth, The sea, The People and Autonomy. A comprehensive picture of Åland´s archaeology, folklore and natural sciences. In 1982 the museum received the European Museum of the Year Award.


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Founded: 1981
Category: Museums in Finland
Historical period: Independency (Finland)


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Carey Jääskeläinen (2 years ago)
Great place to visit with kids. Lots for them to do and a really imaginative play area has been built on the lowest level of the museum. It was so well thought out- the kids loved it. Also great you can visit the ship next to the museum with the same museum ticket.
Ville (2 years ago)
Comprehensive museum about the Aland merchant navy and the last windjammers. The 4 masted barque Pommern is a spectacular showpiece. The museum os well worth a several hours visit.
Tommy Sund (2 years ago)
A fantastic tiny but impressive museum about the last days of commercial sailing vessels.
Eve Vaistola (2 years ago)
Intresting well kept maritime museum as Ålands main historic industry was maritime traffic
Patrick Story (2 years ago)
Great museum and the boat with them tour was the best! Highly recommend for all ages!
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