Riihimäki

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Riihimäki touristinfo

Riihimäki Art Museum
Temppelikatu 8
11100 Riihimäki, 
tel +358 050 571 5783
info (at) riihimaki.fi

Open tue-thu 11-18, fri-sun 11-17




  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Museums and exhibitions

  • 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
  • The Hunting Museum of Finland
    Tehtaankatu 23 A, 11910 Riihimäki, phone +358 19 722 294, fax +358 19 719 378,
    e-mail: info@metsastysmuseo.fi, www.metsastysmuseo.fi
    Open  May - August daily 10 -18, October - March Tue - Fri 9 -16, Sat - Sun 10 -17,
    January - closed
     
    The main exhibition of the Museum gives an introduction to Finnish out-door life and its progressive change from hunting as a livelihood into hunting as a hobby. In the Sako hall there is a large collection of the Finnish arms industry. The Safari space shows hunting trophies from exotic safaris. During the year the museum also arranges many temporary hiking and out-door theme exhibitions.
     
  • The Riihimäki Art Museum
    Temppelikatu 8, 11100 Riihimäki, phone +358 19 758 4124, fax +358 19 758 4126.
    Open Open Tue - Thu 11 - 18, Fri - Sun 11-17.
     
    Riihimäki Art Museum was founded in 1994. The art and antique dealer Pentti Wähäjärvi (1912-1999) enabled the foundation. He and his wife Tatjana donated their large collection to the town of Riihimäki. The collection includes more than 2000 works of art and art objects. Finnish art forms the core of the collection, especially the years 1900 -1970 being well represented. The main collection of art objects are in porcelain and ceramics. In addition to the collection the museum arranges both national and foreign exhibitions in various fields of the fine arts.
     
  • Riihimäki Town Museum
    Öllerinkatu 3, 11130 Riihimäki, phone +358 19 758 4115, +358 19 758 4116.
    Open Wed and Sun 12 -18 or by appointment. Free entrance.
     
    The Town Museum is in what was originally the track engineers house, one of Riihimäki's oldest buildings. The Museum gives an impression of Riihimäki everyday life, from prehistoric times till today. As a special theme the museum shows the Antrea "village" history as well as the Antrean refugees arrival in Riihimäki. The Museum also offers changing exhibitions.
     
  • The Signal Museum
    Viestikatu, Varuskunta, P.0. Box 5, 11311 Riihimäki, phone +358 19 181 2738 or +358 19 181 2701. Open Sat 13 -15, Sun 13 -16 or by appointment.
     
    The National Signal Museum in the garrison area shows military signal activity in the permanent exhibition and the theme exhibition from the early beacons through to today's newest information technology. The Signal Museum is a special museum dedicated to war history.
     
  • The National Labour Movement Museum
    Hj. Elomaankatu, 11130 Riihimäki, phone +358 19  724 454.
    Open May - September Sun 12 - 16 or by appointment. Entrance fee is voluntary.
     
    The museum building is the earlier people's hall from the Teuro village in Tammela. The museum collection is based on working class movements and the material relating to the organizations. The hall is furnished as were the interiors of the people's halls in the early part of the 20th century.

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Accommodation

  • Scandic Riihimäki
    Hämeenaukio 1, tel. +358 19 7721
    In the centre of the town
    Restaurant and conference services
     
  • Seurahuone Riihimäki
    Hämeenkatu 29, tel. +358 19 716 270
    fax . +358 19 716 2750
    In the centre of the town
    Restaurants
     
  • Lempivaara Camping
    Karhintie 196, tel. +358 19 719 200
    Cottages, caravan and camping sites, restaurant,
    sauna, swimming and fishing facilities, different outdoor and free-time activities.

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Accommodation outside Riihimäki

  • Tervaniemi holiday village
    Lähdekorventie, 12400 Tervakoski, tel. +358 19 754 281
    High quality cottages and mansion-style restaurant, located on the shore of lake Alasjärvi, opposite the amusement park Puuhamaa.
     
  • Hausjärven Niklandia
    Honkarannantie 92, 12100 Oitti. www.niklandia.fi
    Questions and bookings:
    Jarkko Niklander tel. +35840-824 4153 niklandia@niklandia.fi
    Cottages, meeting-food- and event services, sauna evenings, smoke sauna, personnel-and customer occasions

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Restaurants, night restaurants, cafés

 
Restaurants

Hamburger and Pizzarestaurants

  • ABC-Pizza
    ABC Riihimäki
    Kinturintie 2
     
  • Hesburgers:
    www.hesburger.fi
    Hesburger Riihimäki ABC
    Kinturintie 2
    tel.+35844 516 7833
     
    Hesburger Riihimäki Merkos
    Merkoksenkatu 5
    tel.+35875 325 9330
     
    Hesburger Riihimäki Prisma
    Commercial center Atomi, Voimalankatu 2
    tel. +35819 710 9424
     
  • Kotipizza
    Valtakatu 4
    tel. +35819 721 000
    www.kotipizza.fi
     
  • McDonald's
    Keskuskatu 9
    tel. +35819 720 745
    www.mcdonalds.fi
     
  • Pizza Stop
    Torikatu 3
    tel. +35819 721 333
    www.pizzastop.fi
     
  • Pizza Taxi
    Matkakeskus, Eteläinen Asemakatu 2a
    tel.+358 10 666 7880
    www.pizzataxi.fi
     
  • Pizzeria Enjoy
    Keskuskatu 1
    tel. +35819 734 222
    www.pizzeria-enjoy.com
     
  • Ravintola Riihitähti
    Hämeenkatu 58
    tel. +35819 738 505
    www.ravintolariihitahti.fi
     
  • Rolls
    Matkakeskus, Eteläinen Asemakatu 2a
    www.rolls.fi
     
  • Subway
    Matkakeskus, Eteläinen Asemakatu 2a
    tel.+35810 422 9900
    www.subway.fi

Night Restaurants and pubs

Cafés

  • Cafe bar Torni
    Salpausseläntie 14
    tel. +35850 599 3455
    Open in summer.
     
  • Feeniks cafe
    Graniitin aukio
    tel. +35844 212 9891
    www.feenikscafe.fi
     
  • Kulmakonditoria
    Hämeenkatu 25-27
    tel. +35820 741 6646
    www.kulmakonditoria.fi
     
  • Presso Riihimäki
    Voimalankatu 1
    tel. +35819 710 9422
    www.presso.fi
     
  • Viialan Leipomo Oy
    Hämeenkatu 14
    tel. +35819 721 607
    Hämeenkatu 48-50
    tel. +35819 736 707
    www.viialanleipomo.fi

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Happenings

  • Riihimäki Theatre
    Hämeenaukio 1, 11100 Riihimäki, phone +358 19 764 660
    www.riihimaenteatteri.fi, e-mail: info@riihimaenteatteri.fi
     
    The theatrical season lasts from September till May. Riihimäki Theatre was established in 1946 and is now situated on the main street in the premises of Hotel Linnea. The artistic level and variety of repertoire are the main features of the productions.
     
    Ticket sales: Tue-Fri 12-17, tel. +358 19 764 6610 at other times two hours before performance.
  • Riihimäki Youth Theatre
    www.riihimaennuorisoteatteri.fi
    Kino Sampo Building, Suokatu 6, tel. +358 19 734 711
     
    The Riihimäki Youth Theatre has its premises in the old Kino-Sampo cinema.
     
  • Summer Theatre
    Next to Gallery Allinna, Penttilänkatu 1, tel. +358 19 734 711
     
  • Fairs in Riihimäki
    http://www.riihimaenmessut.fi, tel. +358 10 8410 300
     
    Riihimäki Fair Ltd organizes high quality fairs every year. International Sportsmen's Fair, special fair for hunting, fishing, hiking and nature - is held biennially in even years early in June. Garden Fair is also held biennially in uneven years in May.

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Shopping
 

  • Joutsen Finland Oy
    www.joutsen.com, Petsamonkatu 83, tel.  +358 20 749 5200, info@joutsen.com
    Open: Mon-Fri 10-18, Sat 9-14,
    Down coats, pillows and continental guilts.
     
  • Työkeskus
    A workshop for handicrafts made by the disabled.
    Weavings, mats and handicrafts
    Käpälämäenkatu 14, tel. +358 19 7584345
    Open: Mon-Fri 8-15.30
     
  • Iittala Outlet
    ABC, Kinturintie 2, phone  +358 19 020 439 3542.
    Open daily 9-20
    Arabia ceramic tableware, Iittala glass, Hackman tableware and steel dishes.
     
  • Havi factory Shop
    Kynttilätie 6, phone  +35810 843 4246.
    Open Tue-Fri 10 –18, Sat. 9-14.30.
    Candles, napkins, disposable tableware, also for children's parties.
     
  • Glass Studio Pekka Paunila
    Mikontie 4 C, www.lasistudiopaunila.fi, phone  +358400 520558, +35840 753715.
    Open Tue-Sat 10-17.
    Hand blown everyday glass ware and art glass.
     
  • JL-Lasi - JL -Glass
    Lasitehtaanaukio 2, www.jl-lasi.fi/, phone +358 19  724 050.
    Open Mon-Fri 10-16.
    Hand blown everyday glass and art glass.
     
  • Handicraft Shop Sukkula
    Hämeenkatu 3, phone  +358 19 735 595.
    Open in Summer Mon -Fri 10 -18, Sat 9 -14,
    Winter Mon -Fri 9.30-18, Sat 9 -14.
    Handicraft cotton, linen, silk and wool, small interior
    objects and gifts.
     
  • Crystal Cutting M. Okkolin
    Kylänraitti 14, www.kristalliokkolin.fi, phone  +358 19 722 128. Open Mon-Fri 9-17, Sat 9-13.
    Hand cut Finnish crystal and every day glass, company logos in glass,
    monograms and lettering cuts.
     
  • Sarafaani Oy Factory Shop
    Keskuskatu 15, www.kolumbus.fi/sarafaani, phone  +35810 440 5005.
    Open Mon -Fri 10 -18, Sat 9 -14.
    Good quality women's jackets, blouses, trousers, skirts in wide range of sizes.
     
  • Studio Kiema
    Lehmustie 14, phone  +358 19 719 733.
    Individual leather garments also made by order.
     
  • The Finnish Glass Museum Shop
    Tehtaankatu 23, phone +358 019 758 4108. www.suomenlasimuseo.fi,
    Open February-December daily 10-18, January closed.
    Glass literature, post cards and posters, glass objects, jewellery and historical reproductions. Christmas and Easter decorations in glass.
     
  • The Hunting Museum of Finland Shop
    Tehtaankatu 23 A, phone  +358 19 722 294. www.metsastysmuseo.com, Open 1.5-31.8 Tue-Sun 10-18, 1.2.-30.4. and 1.9.-31.12.  Tue-Fri  9-16, Sat-Sun 10-17 January closed.
    Gift and every day objects related to hunting and nature.
     
  • Commercial center Atomi
    Voimalankatu
     
  • Commercial center Merkos
    Merkoksenkatu

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