Seurasaari, also known as the village of squirrels, is an island and a district in Helsinki, Finland, known mostly for being the location of an outdoor museum, which consists of old buildings, mostly wooden, transported from elsewhere in Finland and placed in the dense forest landscape of the island. Every summer, many inhabitants of Helsinki Seurasaari come to enjoy the rural environment, outdoors in peace. Although visitors, the island boasts a variety of wildlife, especially birds, and also red squirrels and hares.