By the bridge that connects Iso Mustasaari and the main island, Susisaari, is Suomenlinna-museo, a two-level museum covering the history...
The delightful Toy Museum is a private collection of hundreds of dolls and almost as many teddy bears – the personal achievement of...
Jetty Barracks Gallery
Next to the main quay, the distinctive pink Jetty Barracks Gallery is one of the best-preserved remaining buildings of the Russian era,...
If you like a beer then Suomenlinna Panimoravintola brews several excellent beers including a hefty porter and offers good food to...
Perhaps the most interesting of the island's museums, this was once the home of Augustin Ehrensvärd, the man responsible for designing and running the fortress. An attractive 18th-century house, it holds numerous portraits, prints and models giving an insight into daily life on the island. Ehrensvärd’s tomb sits outside in the square, and opposite is an evocative shipyard where sailmakers and other workers have been building ships since the 1750s.
The dry dock holds up to two dozen boats; these days it's used for the maintenance of wooden vessels.