Tamminiemi

Local nameTamminiemi
LocationMeilahti, Helsinki, Finland

Tamminiemi is a villa and house museum located in the Meilahti district of Helsinki, Finland. It was one of the three official residences of the President of Finland, from 1940 until 1981. From 1956, until his death, it served as the residence of President Urho Kekkonen. Since 1987, it has been the Urho Kekkonen Museum. It is located in a park by the sea. Tamminiemi's floor area is about 450 square metres; living quarters comprise the first two floors while the third floor is dedicated to office space.Designed by architects Sigurd Frosterus and Gustaf Strengell, the Jugendstil villa was built in 1904 for the Danish-born businessman Jörgen Nissen. The villa was later owned or rented by a number of individuals, before being acquired by the publisher and artistic patron Amos Anderson in 1924. Anderson donated Tamminiemi to the Finnish state in 1940, to serve as a presidential residence.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamminiemi

Official Website http://www.kansallismuseo.fi/fi/tamminiemi

Coordinates 60°11'22.213" N 24°52'59.256" E

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