Finland’s first observatory building was erected in 1817–1819 on Vartiovuori Hill in Turku. The design of the building for the Royal Academy of Turku Institute of Astronomy followed drawings made by Carl Ludvig Engel.
About the exhibition
The Vartiovuori Observatory has also housed the Maritime Academy, the Turku Maritime Museum and Turku Art Museum. The building has been under the ownership of the Åbo Akademi University Foundation since 2007.
Guided virtualtoursThere are no guided tours at this location.
How to visit Digimuseo.fi?
You can enjoy the exhibits anytime, anywhere.
You can also book a guided tour for your group and experience the exhibition with a guide.
Every exhibition is unique
In Digimuseo.fi you will find exhibitions from various museums around Finland. All exhibitions can be visited free of charge, for some you can buy a more extensive admission or book a guided tour.