Herttoniemi Manor Museum

Helsinki, Finland

The history of Herttoniemi Manor dates back to the 16th century. The Herttoniemi area is probably named after Laurens Hertoghe who might have been the first owner of the manor. The heyday was in the late 1700’s, when the manor was owned by Augustin Ehrensvärd. He led the construction of Suomenlinna fortress.

The present main building originates from the beginning of 19th century, when the manor was owned by admiral Carl Olof Cronstedt. The old porcelain factory was changed as the new main building and the park was established around it.

Today Herttoniemi park is an artistically unique milieu. The combination of baroque and English garden is one of the greatest in Finland. The main building functions as a manor museum and the park is open to the public. There is also an old old farm brought from Sipoo which is an outdoor museum.

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Founded: 19th century
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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Gerd-Peter Löcke (10 months ago)
Zusammenhängende Parklandschaft. Gute Gastwirtschaft auf dem Gelände. Haupthaus leider nur selten geöffnet.
Neropatti (12 months ago)
Kaunis ja mielenkiintoinen kartanomiljöö ja ällistyttävän asiantunteva opas joka teki historian näkyväksi meille. Tosiaankaan ei mikään ulkoa opeteltu tylsä puhe vaan elävä kertomus kartanon vaiheista jota kaskuin vielä kevennettiin. Harvinaista herkkua, koska aukioloajat ovat melko suppeat. Ympäröivä puisto ja rannat ovat erinomaista ulkoilumaastoa.
Renno Mihailov (12 months ago)
Erinomaista härkää, annoskoko juuri sopiva. Palvelu erittäin mukavaa, hauskaa ja ystävällistä.
Sami Pekkala (3 years ago)
18th century farmyard with well-preserved interiors, worth a visit.
Margarita Paeglīte (5 years ago)
I had wedding photo session here!! Very beautiful place :)
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