The Football Museum of Finland
The Football Museum of Finland is located in Valkeakoski, a town of 20 000 inhabitants 145 kilometres north of Helsinki, the capital of the country. Valkeakoski is one of the football centres of Finland, its football club Haka (est in 1934) a ninefold national title holder and cup winner for twelve times.
The Football Museum was established in 1993 by Aimo Pulkkinen, Mikko Rikkonen, Esko Malm, Juhani Peltonen, all four ex-Haka players and Jaakko Rautalin, representing Koskenpojat, another football club at Valkeakoski.
In addition to numerous exhibits from the history of football in Finland, the Football Museum houses the Hall of Fame of Finnish football.