The museum is a specialized museum for handicraft covering entire Finland, a place where skills and people meet as well as an interesting destination for visitors. The museum covers all techniques of handicraft, from house building to lace making and from forging to the design of ornaments. A centre for national costumes and a centre well versed in the conservation of textiles form part of the museum.

Download the exhibition floor map (pdf, 2,3Mb)

Current exhibitions

Permanent exhibitions: Craft: a Touch of Life – A poignant journey into the past, A Journey in Time – Handicraft through 2000 years, Dressed with pride – The beauty of national dresses is in the detail

Made of Dreams from September 15 to December 4, 2016 displays fifty stage costumes that have been used in historical plays and operas. The colourful and sparkling exhibition also allows you to try on theatre costumes. Take a selfie with such a costume and post it in Instagram with hashtags #theatraldreams and #craftmuseum. The Craft Museum of Finland draws a lottery with everyone posting their picture with the hashtag on Instagram. Two lucky winners get a 50 euro gift card to the Museum shop of the Craft Museum of Finland.

Current Events / coming up

LOW BUDGET WORKSHOP for young people
It’s getting darker, don’t disappear!

The Craft Museum of Finland Thursday 6th October at 4pm-7pm.
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Late Night with ESN: Ecological Future
The Craft Museum of Finland Friday 7th of October, from 6 pm to 10 pm
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Listen to Shoemaker’s Journey

Shoemaker’s Journey is an English language audio trail, a part of the Craft Museum of Finland’s “Step into a story and experience craft - a touch of life” collection that leads the visitors into the museum’s permanent exhibition.