- The Finnish Glass Museum
Tehtaankatu 23, 11910 Riihimäki, phone +358 19 758 4108, fax +358 19 758 4110.
Open May - August daily 10 -18, September- April, Tue - Fri 10 -18, January - closed
The Museum premises are in an old glass factory. The academician Tapio Wirkkala planned the restoration and the permanent exhibition. The permanent exhibition gives insight into the early days of the history and the various glass blowing techniques as well as the products of the Finnish glass industry from the 1700's (18th century) until today. The best known names in the Finnish glass design are Gunnel Nyman, Kaj Franck, Timo Sarpaneva, Nanny Still, Helena Tynell and Tapio Wirkkala.
Cafe: tel. +358 19 730 725