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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

Itaeinen Rantakatu 4-6, Turku 20700, Finland
+358 20 7181640
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Small but interesting piece of history

This little underground museum showed us relevant and interesting parts of local history. The story... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Höpö L
via mobile
Very interesting for whole family

This museum is something for everyone. If you are interested of archeology or stories of living in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Simo R
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Turku, Finland
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Itaeinen Rantakatu 4-6, Turku 20700, Finland
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+358 20 7181640
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"modern art"
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"interesting museum"
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"medieval streets"
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"actual ruins"
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"odd combination"
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"medieval times"
in 7 reviews
"pablo picasso"
in 2 reviews
"love history"
in 2 reviews
"underground excavations"
in 2 reviews
"same building"
in 3 reviews
"nice restaurant"
in 4 reviews
"art lovers"
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"museum card"
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"museum cafe"
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"living history"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little underground museum showed us relevant and interesting parts of local history. The story of Matti was fun to follow and we also enjoyed the interactive parts. The art part was poor and felt very unrelated.

Thank Höpö L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is something for everyone. If you are interested of archeology or stories of living in historic Turku or art. There is interesting things to see and try for children and adults alike.

Thank Simo R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three main floors. Nice cafe, terrace and museum shop in airy lobby area. Interesting underground cellars with medieval and old Turku city history theme. I recommend to visit. Tasty brunch during weekends at 11-15 o'clock.

Thank SakiJR
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I liked the modern art exhibition better, my friend liked the archeological one more. So, there's something for everybody. We also saw lots of interactive stuff for the little ones. Price was reasonable (7 euro - student) and the museum as a whole had a...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We saw the underground excavations - quite interesting to see the original houses and the development since.

Thank Nielsjespersen
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Was very interesting to see the relics of the past here. The homes as they existed 100s of years ago was insightful. Also learned how many times this town burned to the ground before they started building with stone instead of wood.

Thank Dana Q
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

I love museums and art. But you will not miss anything if you miss this experience here. The rest of Europe has much better art collection.

Thank TheGreatestNomad
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

You find a hidden medival Turku. It is so interesting and surprising place under streets. I suggest visiting.

Thank marju3
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

As this museum is built on top of old excavated ruins, you get to experience history in a unique way. There are several things to touch and interact with. and the whole place is very kid friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank Ranja K
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

A most interesting museum; you can both look at modern art and in the same building have a look at the ancient history of Turku!

Thank sjohan03
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Joy S
30 April 2017|
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Response from 123mattis | Reviewed this property |
It´s 10 e per person. See website aboavetusarsnova.fi/en
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