Admission with Museum Card

At Home in Art

, Vantaa

  • 6.6.2024–1.9.2024

The exhibition explores the lost and invisible home, the Nissbacka manor, which history is rediscovered in the preserved fragmentary artefacts and in art.


What is left when everything is lost? Where is home when the main building of the manor is destroyed in a fire or the newly completed house is left at the feet of the war while the father is fighting at the front? The exhibition presented this year, curated in accordance with the "home" theme of the city of Vantaa, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, explores the history of the invisible home. The members of the Ramsay and Pullinen families, who lived in Nissbacka, share similar experiences in the 1930s, and at the center of this experience is the loss of their home - something that is sadly relevant even in our time.

The exhibition blurs the boundary between private and public. The exhibited artefacts map a hundred years of history, from the phases of the Ramsay family to the years of Pullinen, and the roles of art in these intersections and social contexts. Few objects from the old manor's time have been preserved, because practically everything was destroyed in the fire of the main building in December 1934. That is why the greater value has been given to the fragments and fragments that have been preserved: the fragment of a coffee cup found in the flower bed of the old main building from the time of Jakob de la Motte in 1796, the Russian rule found in the ashes of the fire an early military coat button with the Ramsay family motto "ora & labora" (= work and pray) and other rare objects.

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Museum contact details

Nissbackan kartano, Sotungintie 4, 01200 Vantaa


Museum website

Yhteydet julkisilla

Näytä reitti museolle Matkahuollon reittioppaassa


Katso reitti Matkahuollon reittioppaassa


, Nissbackan kartano, Sotungintie 4, 01200 Vantaa


Tai lataa Reitit ja Liput -sovellus

Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card


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Maksutavat: Kteinen, maksukortti, Museokortti

Opening hours

Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed Closed
Thu 11:00-17:00
Fri 11:00-17:00
Sat 11:00-17:00
Sun 11:00-17:00

In 2024, the museum is open from June 6th to September 1st. In addition, the museum is open in May and September for the groups that have booked a visit.

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