The Sinebrychoff Brewing Family

The exhibition showcases the family’s history, focusing on a collection of family portraits donated by Oy Sinebrychoff Ab.

  • 16.3.2019–12.1.2020
Tickets: with a museum ticket
Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinen.

The brewery established by Nikolai Sinebrychoff (1787/88–1848) in 1819 grew from a small family business to a hugely successful enterprise. The Sinebrychoffs used their vast wealth to benefit others, including the workers at the brewery and Helsinki’s poor. They also gave significant financial support to the arts. The family home is now the Sinebrychoff Art Museum, which displays the Paul and Fanny Sinebrychoff art collection dating back to the 1890s.

Soon to mark its 200th anniversary, Sinebrychoff is the oldest brewery in the Nordic countries. It is currently owned by the Danish Carlsberg Group.