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The National Archives of Finland

The duty of the National Archives is to ensure that records belonging to the national cultural heritage are preserved for future generations. Our unique materials are available to everyone.

Grand Cross of the Cross of Liberty with swords, Star of the Grand Cross of the Order of the White Rose of Finland and Star of the Grand Cross of the Order of the Lion of Finland with swords.

Finnish orders of merit: 100 years

Exhibition showcasing the history and current state of Finnish Orders is on display at the National Archives of Finland during 4 Dec 2018 - 20 Dec 2019. Free entrance.

Memory of the World

UNESCO’s Memory of the World programme protects documentary and written cultural heritage in Finland and all over the world, and promotes its availability. Finland’s national Memory of the World committee organises the programme in Finland. It maintains the national Memory of the World register, in which nationally significant documentary cultural heritage has been collected.