If you’ve ever wanted to know what goes on behind-the-scenes of your favorite hotels and restaurants, Finland’s Hotel and Restaurant Museum offers a unique insight into the national hospitality industry. Learn about the history of tourism in Finland; discover the daily lives of restaurant and hotel staff; and admire furnishings, photographs, menus, and other items taken from restaurants, bars, diners, spas and hotels all around the country.
The museum also has plenty of fun interactive exhibitions and visitors can peek inside a 1950's-style hotel room, a 1970's-style bar, and a 1930’s-style Alko store; play at being a receptionist; sing at a karaoke bar; and smell different cooking ingredients.
The Hotel and Restaurant Museum is located on Tallberginkatu in the Ruoholahti district of Helsinki. The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 6pm, and Wednesday from 11am to 8pm. Adult admission is 7€ or free with the Helsinki Card.