LUOMUS

Finnish Museum of Natural History

Natural History Museum

Photography

You can take pictures for personal use (souvenir pictures) with your phone or a hand camera. Small-scale photo shoots (e.g. wedding, commercial or portrait shoots) and larger-scale shoots are subject to a charge and can only be arranged outside opening hours. 

Photography related to Luomus, University of Helsinki or natural sciences can, depending on the situation, be arranged during the opening hours and are free of charge. However, please, be in contact with us in advance by sending us email to tilat@luomus.fi.

Small-scale photography (1-2 hours)

Small-scale photography, e.g. portrait, wedding, blog or commercial shoot.

  • Price: 200€/h (includes 24 % VAT). Entrance tickets are included in the price.
  • Length: max. 2 hours
  • The price includes one free visit to the museum prior to the photo shoot.
  • The price also includes one supervisor during the shoot.
  • Small-scale photo shoots can be booked for Mondays or Tue-Sat (not Sundays) either before the museum opens or after its closing time.

Please, read and accept our Terms and conditions for use of premises before confirming your booking.

Booking: Bookings must be made at least two weeks in advance. You can confirm your booking by sending us billing details (electronic billing information or postal address, invoices can only be posted to Finnish postal addresses). Book a photo shoot time by sending us e-mail to tilat@luomus. You can also contact us by phone tel. 02 941 28899. 

Cancellation policy: Cancellations made at least 3 workdays prior to the booked time will not be charged. When cancelling 1-2 days before the booked time, 50 % of the price will be charged. When cancelling on the day of the booking, 100 % of the price will be charged. 

Large-scale photography (3-10 hours)

Larger shoots such as film productions or commercial photography.

  • Price: 200€/h for the first two hours, after which 310 €/h (prices include 24 % VAT).  Entrance tickets are included in the price.
  • Length 3-10 hours.
  • The price includes an informal tour of the premises.
  • The price also includes one supervisor during the shoot.
  • Max. 10-hour-shoots are possible on Mondays, max. 5-hour-shoots on Tue-Sat after closing time.

Please, read and accept our Terms and conditions for use of premises before confirming your booking.

Booking: Bookings must be made at least four weeks in advance. You can confirm your booking by sending us billing details (electronic billing information or postal address, invoices can only be posted to Finnish postal addresses). Book a photo shoot time by sending us e-mail to tilat@luomus. You can also contact us by phone tel. 02 941 28899. 

Cancellation policy: Cancellations made at least two weeks prior to the booked time will not be charged. When cancelling 7-13 days before the booked time, 50 % of the price will be charged. When cancelling 0-6 days before the booked time, 100 % of the price will be charged. 


Premises for rent

The Natural History Museum is located at the heart of Helsinki and offers natural wonders for all ages year round. The museum has premises for rent to a variety of events, e.g. stakeholder events of businesses, degree ceremonies and special day festivities. Ruokalähttiläs Oy maintains the rental and catering of the Natural History Museum.

It is possible to arrange private occasions in the Natural History Museum outside the museum's opening hours. The premises are suited for both private family occasions and stakeholder events of businesses and other organisations with 100–300 persons. Some events with a greater number of participants have been arranged in the museum, but these must be agreed upon on a case by case basis.

Visiting the exhibitions is often part of the occasion. Buffet tables can be placed into the entrance hall or the café. It is possible to hire a guide or a guided tour for an occasion. A buffét service can be organized in the entrance hall or the café. The café has seats for approximately 50 persons.

Rental and other prices

Price

Rental price (inc. entrance hall, café, stairs, Story of the Bones -exhibition and one exhibition of choice) 420 €/h for the first two hours, after which 380 €/h.
Rental price, all museum 560 €/h every hour, minimum rental time 4 h.
Extra supervisor (the rental price includes on supervisor, extra supervision is needed in large events) 75 €/h/supervisor
Guided tour/guide 110 €/h
Security guard for an event 220€/five hours, after which 50 €/hour

The prices include 24 % VAT excluding the paid guide, that has a VAT of 0 %. The entrance fees are included in the rental price. Events organized by the University of Helsinki or scientific societies have a reduced rental price.

Booking and contact details

Contact by email myynti@ruokalahettilas.fi or phone +358(09) 867 8860. A reservation must be made at least four weeks before the planned occasion.

In your message, please let us know the following details:

  •     your contact details
  •     the date and time of the rental
  •     which facilities you are interested in
  •     an estimation of the number of participants
  •     a request for a guide if one is needed
  •     the nature of the occassion ( e.g. congress, meeting, degree ceremony…)

Please, read and accept our Terms and conditions for use of premises before confirming your booking.

Cancellation policy: Cancellations made at least two weeks prior to the booked time will not be charged. When cancelling 7-13 days before the booked time, 50 % of the price will be charged. When cancelling 0-6 days before the booked time, 100 % of the price will be charged.

Person in charge of the page: 
Hanna Hyvönen
3.3.2022