The customer and reading room services of the National Archive switch to the summer schedule – use by advance booking continues in Hämeenlinna

Based on regulations by regional authorities, use is possible only by advance booking in reading rooms in Hämeenlinna location until 21 June.

Other offices are open as usual. As the regional pandemic situation and regulations can change quickly, it is recommended to always check opening hours in advance.

Opening hours of the National Archive’s locations between 1 June and 31 August 2021

The National Archive’s Covid-19 instructions for customers using the customer and reading room services

The Suomenlinna – A fortress of three nations exhibition is open to the public (maximum of 10 persons at one time) starting from 1 June on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 10 am – 3 pm. Groups are expected to register in advance by sending an email to

More information about the exhibition