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Finnish Museums Association

Finnish Museums Association is the central organisation for museums. Its tasks include looking after museums´ interests and advancing museums´ activities. The Finnish Museums Association incorporates all professionally run museums in the country.

The Finnish Museums Association participates in development of legislation, museum work and the financial status of museums, for example, by participating in the Ministry of education working group on digitalisation of the cultural heritage. The Association gives also expert opinions.

International co-operation:
- executive member in the Network of European Museum Associations (NEMO)
- contacts with the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the European Museum Forum (EMYA)


The Finnish Museums Association has 213 member societies. These manage a total of 418 museums. Any society having legal capacity and practising museum operations in Finland is eligible for membership in the association.

Finnish museums association from museoliitto

More information

Museums in Finland at museums.fi

NEMO, Network of European Museum Organisations