Exhibition in Suomenlinna Museum


Located in the Suomenlinna Centre, the Suomenlinna Museum is open all year round. The permanent exhibition showcases the history of the fortress through utensils, tools, cannons and scale models. You can learn more about various themes using touchscreen-operated picture books. The upper floor of the museum showcases the extensive restoration work carried out at the fortress and its nature. Annually changing special exhibitions present Suomenlinna through history and art.

Suomenlinnakeskuksen rakennus ulkoa.

Opening hours

Mon-Sun from 10.30am to 5pm
(closed 24.-26.12.,
31.12. open from 10.30am to 3 pm)

The exhibition is open 12th May 2021 – 30th September 2022


Entrance fee 8/4€ (adult/child). Museum Card is valid in Suomenlinna Museum. Admission is free with a Helsinki Card.

Accessibility: The museum is located on two floors in the Suomenlinna Centre. The exhibition on the ground floor has wheelchair access.


Ehrensvärd Seura Ry
Suomenlinna B 40
00190 Helsinki, Finland
Telephone service from 9am to 4pm
Tel: +358 9 684 1850


The ferry service of the Helsinki Regional Transport Authority (HSL) operates round the year to Suomenlinna from the Market Square, and from Katajanokka from Monday to Friday.

Ferries depart from the Market Square every hour during winter and every 15 minutes during summer weekends. The maintenance ferry from Katajanokka only operates from Monday to Friday between 7:25 am and 3:30 pm. For more detailed timetables, please visit www.hsl.fi/en or the Suomenlinnan Liikenne website. You can buy HSL ferry tickets from HSL service outlets, the mobile app or the ticket vending machine at the Market Square.

During the summer, from mid-May until mid-September, Suomenlinna can be accessed by JT-Line ferries, which depart from the Cholera Basin at the Market Square. Ferries stop at Suomenlinna in the Artillery Bay and the King’s Gate, and on the way at the Island of Lonna. You can buy tickets from the online shop or on board ferries, or you can book a group ticket before your trip from the Ehrensärd Society. For ferry tickets, please visit the JT-Line website.