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Archival collections

Archival collections

Beneath the ground floor of the Sibelius-museum lies one of the largest music archives in Finland. The name of the museum can be deceiving. A common misconception is that we only focus on archiving material about Jean Sibelius. In reality, only a few percent of the approximately 1500 metres of shelf space in our music archive are about Sibelius. The catalogued material of the archive in Finna.


Copies of scores, manuscripts etc (paper copy or PDF-file):
Printed materials €0,30/ page
Manuscripts or fragile records €0,70/page

Copies of photographs:
Digitization fee €5,00/image

Copies of recordings:
Entire recording, all pieces €17,00
One piece (one song or similar) €5,00/ piece

Licensing for use of materials (jpg- or TIFF-file suitable for printing):
Commercial use (e.g. illustration for a book) €60,00/image and usage
Non-commercial use €10,00/image and usage
Ads, posters, postcards or similar €160,00/image and usage

For demanding information retrieval surpassing 6 h a processing fee of €60,00 is added

VAT 0%
Billing fee €5,00

Any postage fees are added to the bill

Totals under €10,00 will not be billed