Vivid experiences for all senses.

Maritime Centre Vellamo offers information and enjoyable experiences to everyone. The exhibitions in the conveniently designed building can be experienced by viewing, reading, listening and touching. Admission to the exhibitions is always free for under 18-year-olds and for everyone on Wednesdays from 5pm to 8pm.

Plain language brochure and communication aids in Finnish

You can print these for the main exhibition of the Maritime Museum of Finland.

Download here:

Brochure in plain language
Communication aids

Accessible parking

Accessible parking spaces are located near the main entrance of the centre and they are marked with the international symbol of access.

Accessible toilets

An accessible toilet/child care room is located in the coat rack area of the entrance lobby.

Lifts and automatic door

The entrance features an automatic door and a lift provides access to the ticket sales lobby on the second floor.

Induction loop

The ticket sales area features a movable induction loop while the auditorium and class rooms are equipped with fixed loops.

Assistive devices

A wheelchair, walker and adjustable walking sticks are available to borrow.

Assistants and guide dogs

Admission for assistants is free. Guide dogs and assistance dogs are always welcome to Vellamo!

Safe space for everyone


Maritime Centre Vellamo is for all of us. Together, we make sure that everyone feels safe.

We are considerate, kind and helpful. We respect and listen to others.

We give everyone space and peace to enjoy the exhibitions in their own way.

No one is bullied, harassed or discriminated against. For any reason.

Everyone is welcome as they are. Everyone is valuable.

We at Vellamo are here for you. We will do our best to make sure you feel seen and heard. Please let us know if you need help or notice that someone else could use a hand.