Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Aleks Talve


We want to be an accessible destination for everyone. We are constantly working to improve accessibility. Below you will find the most important instructions and tips to support a successful visit. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us. Welcome!

On arrival

Support persons

Admission to the Ateneum Art Museum is free for assistants, interpreters and support persons for people with disabilities.

An accessible entrance

An accessible entrance with a lift is located on the Ateneuminkuja side of the museum. Wheelchairs are available for loan from the cloakroom closest to the back door entrance. Wheelchairs can’t be reserved in advance.

Guide and service dogs

Guide and service dogs are welcome in the Ateneum.

In the museum


The lift to the upper floors is located near the toilets. In the collections exhibition A Question of time there is a lift from gallery 2.8 to main gallery 2.9 (The Age of Nature).

Raised plans

Raised plans of the Ateneum building are located at the ticket selling hall and the cloakroom.

Induction loops

Induction loops are installed in the ticket sales hall and in the Ateneum Hall.

Magnifying glasses

Magnifying glasses are available for loan at the information desk.

Accessible toilets

A wheelchair-accessible toilet is located on the first floor.

Make more out of your visit

Accessible wall texts

For the exhibition A Question of Time

Guided tours

Amplified headsets are available for guided tours. Enquiries in advance at or by phone at +358 294 500 500.


Workshops can be tailored for people with disabilities.

Financing the visit

Kaiku card

We offer a free entrance with Kaiku card.

Read more on the Kaiku card website

Free admission days

25.4., 14.7., 17.8., 22.9., 13.10. and 15.12.

Ateneum Late: Friday 9.6. and Friday 17.11. (free entrance for students and under 25-year-olds)

Read more about Ateneum Late