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Seurasaari Open-Air Museum

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Four centuries of traditional Finnish living have been preserved from all over the country and are now on display on Seurasarri Island. Not a museum in the traditional sense, the Open-Air Museum is an amalgamation of 17th century churches, 20th century farmsteads, and a huge variety of buildings that span the hundreds of years in between. A walk around the property reveals eighty-seven historical structures, placed in natural settings and creating the feeling that one has somehow walked back in time.

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Written by  Sarah Clise.

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