The Power of Thought is the permanent exhibition of the Helsinki University Museum. It tells the fascinating story of the University of Helsinki from the founding of the Turku Academy in 1640 to the present day. The exhibited objects range from corsets to computers, from student boilersuits to imperial portraits and humoristic videos about students from different eras. Exhibition is located in Helsinki University Main Building (Fabianinkatu 33).
The University Museum waits for the freshmen!
Come and explore the exhibition The Power of thought with your freshmen and get a patch for the student overall for free – you just need to solve three easy exercises. Ps. the patch is in Finnish. In the exhibition you will see e.g. a student overall from 1990.
A Student of the Time !
The Helsinki Observatory of the Helsinki University Museum functions as a visitor centre that provides information about astronomy and its history, particularly to schoolchildren and other young visitors. The Observatory has a planetarium as well as a lecture room available for hire.