We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ateneum Art Museum

Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 29 4500200
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 52.63*
and up
Helsinki Card
More Info
US$ 32.04*
and up
Helsinki City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
More Info
US$ 62.93*
and up
Helsinki Super Saver: 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Canal Sightseeing...
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 29 4500200
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (710)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

11 - 20 of 376 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I entered the main gallery on the first floor, vivid contrast in light and shadow caught my eye. Having seen the 'Funeral' painting, I wanted to find out more about Albert Edelfelt, as a Fenno-Swedish painter from Porvoo. Previosly, having visited Porvoo, I recalled...More

Thank juliant919
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know art but am interesting in checking the local arts out. The Ateneum museum is recommended by the locals, and it has both the classics and modern twists. Though I didn't know any of the artists and their work, I still think it...More

Thank Rachelle W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The building in itself is a work of art. Visited two exhibitions - The Classics and The Alvar Aalto-exhibitions, both of which gave good insights into Finnish art history.

Thank Julia T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Museum building is an impressive neoclassical structure. The permanent collection are Finnish and European painters of mainly end of 19th century incl. Cezanne, Gauguin, Bonnard, Chagall and van Gogh . On the top floor, a retrospective exhibition of Alvaro Alto, showing both his work as...More

Thank Wanda W. W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Though quite small as compared to national gallery London. But still had some masterpiece collection. Right opposite central railway station. Guided tour not available.no headphones commentary also. Which I feel should be there. Overall a fantastic experience.

Thank Smit M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At E15, the entry fee is overpriced. The museum has an interesting collection of works by Finnish artists (showcasing how a small country can build a collection around its own artists - helped no doubt by how much talent there was locally). As pointed out...More

Thank Sydsolo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although we didn't have much time, we enjoyed a lot. There are so many great paintings and it doesn't really matter from which room you'll start or if you don't have enough time to walk through the whole museum. This exhibition makes sure you'll see...More

Thank Susanna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2hours at least walking through amazing paintings. You may find the Vincent van Gogh painting as well. At the end you can enter the contemporary art halls (2 of them) and see some modern art as well.

Thank Matina K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We both love Art Galleries and this one did not disappoint. For a small nation, Finland has produced more than its fair share of artists. Lucky enough to visit when there was an extra top floor exhibition of Alvar Aalto, the architect and designer. His...More

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Must see in Helsinki. Beautiful building in heart of the town. Presenting all the famous Finnish classic paintings.

Thank 110erkkip
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Roasberg
100 reviews
.06 km away
Friends & Brgrs Helsinki
312 reviews
.11 km away
590 reviews
.12 km away
Stone's Gastropub
193 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Helsinki Tram System
510 reviews
.12 km away
Helsinki Central Railway Station
1,709 reviews
.13 km away
Stockmann's Department Store
529 reviews
.24 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ateneum Art Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines