Visit the maritime museum

By visiting the John Nurminen Foundation's museum, you can get to know the unique maritime collections. On display are the best of our maritime art collection, the intricacies of maritime antiquity and lovely old maps, and of course the jewel of our collection, Inkeri Nurminen's captain's salon from 1892. During the visit, we will also talk about our projects affecting the state of the Baltic Sea.

Learn more about the Foundation’s operations in Huolintatalo

Societies, associations, and other groups as well as private individuals are warmly welcome to visit the Foundation’s collections in Huolintatalo, Pasila. Book a visit and agree on the details well before preferred date. Visitors are advised to wear masks on the Foundation’s and Huolintatalo’s premises.

A glimpse at the John Nurminen Foundation’s collections at the maritime museum in Pasila. Photo: Max Edin

Book a visit to the museum

Tours can be booked by sending a message to: opastukset (at)


Huolintatalo is located in Pasila, Helsinki, in the corner of Pasilankatu and Palkkatilanportti. It is the southernmost office building in western Pasila. We are located 800 metres from the Pasila station, and tram no. 2 stops right next to our building.

Virtual tour in the Digital Museum

You can also get acquainted with selected gems of our maritime museum in the service. is operated by the social company Yhteinen Perintö Oy.  Its owners are FMA Creations Oy managed by the Finnish Museum Association and the John Nurminen Foundation.

From this link you can go directly to the virtual exhibitions of the John Nurminen Foundation. You can also book a guided tour with a small group or visit the Digimuseo site with a friend.

The captain’s salon in the ship Inkeri Nurminen is also on display in the Digital Museum. Photo: Max Edin

Read more about guided tours and Digimuseo’s services.

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