Photo Eeva Rista / Helsingin kaupunginmuseo

In the Quarters of Kruununhaka

Aleksanterinkatu 16, 00170 Helsinki
Helsinki City Museum

The exhibition provides a glimpse into the history over a period of about 100 years. The exhibition is on display on electrical cabinets in Kruununhaka.

Helsinki City Museum has produced the In the Quarters of Kruununhaka exhibition on electrical cabinets as part of the OmaStadi project. OmaStadi is Helsinki’s way of implementing participatory budgeting together with the residents. Some of the photographs in the exhibition were featured in the vote held in July 2020. The permanent exhibition consist of 29 photographs. Most of the photos are from the collections of Helsinki City Museum.

The images in the exhibition are nostalgic snapshots of the history of the district and changes in the urban environment. You can navigate from one electrical cabinet to another with the help of the map and start your tour in the location of your choice. The map:

Image: Eeva Rista / Helsinki City Museum. 1970