Guided tours for secondary school



Tue–Sun 11 am–5 pm tel. 09 816 57052. Reservations must be made at least one week in advance. Groups with reservations can come to the museum starting at 9 am. Guided tours are free of charge for day care, preschool and school groups. Tour languages: Finnish, Swedish, English. When you make a reservation, please give the group size, age of the children, name of the day care center / school and the contact information of the group leader. We are happy to accommodate special needs – please mention them when making a reservation!

Guided tour: Humans and the sea in exhibition Eyes on the horizon, 60 min

The interactive guided tour, Humans and the Sea, suits learners of all ages. During the tour we study life by the sea, as well as the conditions it sets for those who live near or make their living from it. The tour takes on natural scientific and societal perspectives. What kind of skills are needed on the sea? How has humankind affected the sea throughout history, and how do we impact it today? Available 19.2.2019-2.2.2020.
Read more about the exhibition here.

Guided tour in: A thousand stories about Espoo

The exhibition tells the story of Espoo in five eras and five different places: Stone Age seal hunters in Bosmalm, medieval farmers in Mankby, the gentry and common people n Alberga, factory workers in Kauklahti and city life in the suburbs.The exhibition also explains how Espoo was born, who the people living there are and how Espoo became the city it is today.


The 20th century was a century of change. How did a small Swedish-speaking parish become a big Finnish-speaking city in 100 years? The guided tour examines the changes brought about by industrialisation, urbanisation and the World Wars in Espoo. Lower secondary school (7th–9th grade), upper secondary level


What makes a good place to live? In the workshop, the pupils/students familiarise themselves with city planning and create new suburbs in Espoo. While planning suburbs, they also learn about the urbanisation of Espoo, the history of modern Espoo and the social ideals of good living in different time periods. Primary school (5th–6th grade), lower secondary school (7th–9th grade), upper secondary level