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Temporary exhibitions

Dive deeper into police operations in our temporary changing exhibitions! Our temporary exhibitions provide information on the various themes of police work. The special exhibitions are usually on display for 2–3 years.

This page provides information on what temporary exhibitions are currently on display in the Police Museum. We also announce forthcoming exhibitions on this page.

All the exhibition texts at the Police Museum are in Finnish, Swedish, and English.

At present, no temporary exhibitions are on display at the Police Museum (The Police is Here! permanent exhibition is open as usual). The next temporary exhibition will open in spring 2024.

Coming in spring 2024: Marias and Mörkös – Police Vehicles On and Off the Road

What were antenna cars? When did the colour of police flashlight turn blue? What is the origin of the police vehicle nicknames Maria and Mörkö?

The next special exhibition of the Police Museum, “Marias and Mörkös”, will include a diverse display of police vehicles: cars, motorcycles, scooters, snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles.

The exhibition will open at the end of April 2024.

Logo of the Marias and Mörkös exhibition, with texts including the name of the exhibition and “Police Vehicles On and Off the Road”. In addition to the text, the picture shows a tyre spinning on asphalt, and smoke.

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Over the years, we have presented the history and activities of the Finnish police from various angles. The themes of temporary special exhibitions have included, for example, forged artwork, police education, police dog operations, police’s use of force and the Finnish Security Intelligence Service.

Information about past exhibitions is available in the Previous exhibitions section.

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