Glims Farmstead Museum
Preschool and day care groups
Guided tours are available for all age groups. Glims Farmstead Museum offers a wide range of interactive and fun experiences in a historical environment. Please inform us upon your arrival in advance! Tips for your museum visit>>
Guided tours are free of charge for day care, preschool and school groups. Tour languages: Finnish, Swedish, English.
For booking and more information, Tue–Fri 9–16 tel. +358 9 816 27337. Reservations must be made at least one week in advance. Groups with reservations can come to the museum starting at 9 am. When you make a reservation, please give the group size, age of the children, name of the day care center / school and the contact information of the group leader. We are happy to accommodate special needs – please mention them when making a reservation!
FARM CHILDREN, 60 MIN
The active guided tour will take the children around the old Glims farm, learning about the work and play of children in the past. The tour includes both information and activities indoors and outdoors. Wear outdoor clothes appropriate for the weather! Tours organised from 14 January to 10 May and from 15 August to 31 October. Early childhood education, primary school (1st grade)
GETTING TO KNOW GLIMS, 30 MIN
Glims has been in the same place for hundreds of years. It has been the home and workplace of thousands of people and domestic animals. More recently, Glims has been a museum for over 60 years. The guided tour will show the history of Glims and of Espoo as a whole. Early childhood education, primary school, lower secondary school, upper secondary level, integration training
YARD GAMES, 30 MIN
A shared time for playing old and new yard games in a beautiful rural environment, guided by a tour guide. Wear outdoor clothes appropriate for the weather! Tours organised from 14 January to 10 May and from 15 August to 31 October. The yard games are ideal for anyone who can play in a group and follow rules. Early childhood education, primary school
BUSY COUNTRY CHICKENS, 30 MIN
Glims is home to Finnish landrace chickens of the Alho stock. The guided tour sheds light on the life, keeping and history of this native breed of chicken. Tours are organised while the chickens are staying in the outdoor run. Ask the museum for the outdoor schedule. Wear outdoor clothes appropriate for the weather! Early childhood education, primary school
OLD TIME CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS, 30 MIN
This guided tour explores old Christmas traditions, their background and origin. Guided tours are organised while Glims is decorated for Christmas, from the First Advent Sunday to 13 January. Early childhood education, primary school, lower secondary school, upper secondary level
The spring excursion season of the Glims Farmstead Museum lasts from mid-May to Midsummer. During the excursion season, day-care groups and school classes participate in the museum’s programme and explore the area under the guidance of their teacher. Visitors can, for example, explore the museum buildings through self-guided tasks, follow the day’s work demonstration and eat a packed lunch or play in the museum’s large courtyard. Excursion groups must register in advance by telephone. Wear outdoor clothes appropriate for the weather! Early childhood education, primary school, lower secondary school