9.6.2012 – 17.6.2012
Sederholm House, Aleksanterinkatu 18
Open 9-17 June 2012, daily 11:00–18:00
Helsinki City Museum and the Palmia Catering Service are continuing their hugely popular historical café series and marking the bi-centennial jubilee year with a 19th century-style coffee house.
Helsinki’s café culture began to flourish in the early 19th century as a number of enterprising Swiss master bakers established themselves in the city. At home, cakes and pastries were enjoyed with coffee but also as dessert. The Sederholm House at Senate Square offers a wonderful setting for visitors to enjoy a selection of 19th century treats, while music from the same era whisks you away to Finland’s fledgling capital of two hundred years ago...