Mobilia - in brief

Mobilia is a national automobile and road museum, located in Kangasala, Finland. There is lots to see and experience for the whole family. Welcome!

The permanent exhibitions in Mobilia are: the Rally Museum & Rally Hall of Fame, Mobilia Classics car exhibition and 1950–70s Barrack Village. Read more about permanent exhibitions here.

Mobilia automobile and road museum is run by Mobilia Foundation, which is sponsored by 30 different automobile and road associations nationwide. The purpose of Mobilia Foundation is the recording, researching and exhibiting of Finnish road and automobile history.

Mobilia Foundation (founded 1986) celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2016. Follow us on social media to hear more about upcoming events.

To find out more about Mobilia Foundation, please contact museum director Heidi Rytky heidi.rytky [at] mobilia.fi tel. +358 40 900 6641.

Collections

Automobile and road museum Mobilia’s collections are primarily owned by Mobilia Foundation and some items are licensed to the care of Mobilia. The collections include various objects, archives, picture archives and a library.

The recording and care of the collections takes place under official Collections Management Policy guidelines. A majority of the collections have been catalogued onto a digital database. The collections can be viewed on eKokoelmat online archive. Parts of the collections are permanently on display at Mobilia.

Library and archives opening hours

The library and archives are open by prior agreement. To book a time, please contact Eve Juhkam – eve.juhkam [at] mobilia.fi / +358 40 900 6657.

Tour of the archives

General public can visit the archives every Wednesday at 1 pm (this is included in the admission ticket price). Tours can also be booked for groups by special arrangement by contacting customer services asiakaspalvelu [at] mobilia.fi, tel +358 3 3140 4000.

The language of the tour is in Finnish, but tours in other languages can be arranged by booking in advance.

The collections in brief:

Objects

The historical automobile and road collection includes approx. 6300 objects – 355 of those are vehicles.

Archives

There are approx. 750 shelf metres of historical automobile and road documentation, technical handbooks, brochures and newspaper articles, etc.

Picture archives

The picture archive contains around 37 000 images of which around 27 000 are available for browsing through eKokoelmat online archive.

Library

The library contains around 6000 publications.

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