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“Small museum of Finnish late president Kekkonen”

Urho Kekkonen Museum Tamminiemi
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US$59.81*
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Ranked #97 of 314 things to do in Helsinki
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Reviewed 24 November 2013

We took our friend to see Seurasaari and on our way we stopped to this museum. It's an residence of Finnish late president Urho Kekkonen. He lived there until his death. It's modest but interesting. Original decor and art. I can't even imagine how much history was made inside those walls. Entrance fee. Next to his house is also a small cafe.

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Reviewed 5 May 2013

You get to Urho Kekkonens museum in Tamminiemi (Ekudden in swedish) by bus no 24 from the city center. After about 20 min busride to the end of the line you arrive at the museum located in the house where finnish presiden urho kekkonen lived and died. The house is well preserved and is supposed to look like when urho lived there. We took a guided tour in swedish (took 1 hour and 20 min.it seemed like we were the first foreigners to ever come to the museum). The guide knew a whole lot about urho himself and the interior of the house. A very good tour if you'd like trivia about Urho. A little less good tour if you want to now more about finland's foreign policy during the cold war.

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Reviewed 7 February 2012

This is the home of Urho Kekkonen, President of Finland from 1956 to 1991. The house has been lately renovated but I expect the result is still faithful to the original, including the sauna to make friends with leaders of neighboring states, Nikita Khrushchev for an example.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017
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Reviewed 17 September 2017
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