The City Museum holds changing exhibitions related to the history and culture of the Vantaa region. In addition, the museum organises guided tours, workshops, and events. You are also welcome to relax in the museum and read books from our reference library. Visit our small museum shop and buy books, postcards, and curiosities. Museum offices are also located in the building.
The museum building is the old railway station of Tikkurila. The building was built in 1862. It is the oldest brick-built…station in Finland. The building was designed by architect Carl Albert Edelfelt.
You can find the opening hours of the museum in the Contact information tab.
The Vantaa City Museum is located at the old Tikkurila railway station, right next to the Dixi travel centre in Tikkurila. All local and long distance trains on the main track stop at Tikkurila. There is also a bus terminal for local traffic at the travel centre.
There is a small car park in front of the museum intended for museum visitors. You can get a parking permit from the info desk at the museum. There is a multi-storey car park at the Dixi travel centre.
There is a bicycle parking space in the subway on the south side of the Tikkurila Station; you can access it with an HSL travel card.
Marriage ceremony premises
The museum acts as the marriage ceremony premises of the Digital and Population Data Services Agency in Vantaa. Marriage ceremonies are performed every other Friday. Instructions on marriage and how to book an appointment for a marriage ceremony can be found on the website of the Digital and Population Data Services Agency. The Odotussali (Waiting Room) of the museum is usually used for marriage ceremonies; at other times, it acts as a workshop and recreation room. The ceremony takes a few minutes, and the room can be closed off from other visitors to the exhibition for the duration.