Kuva | Photo: Kansallisgalleria | Finnish National Gallery / Jenni Nurminen

Arrival and accessibility

Contact information

Address: Kaivokatu 2, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
See on the map here

The Ateneum’s information desk: tel. +358 (0)294 500 401, email: ainfo [a] ateneum.fi (during the museum’s opening hours)

Operator (Finnish National Gallery): tel. +358 (0)294 500 200 (on weekdays 8:00–16:15)

The Ateneum’s main entrance is on the Kaivokatu side. The accessible entrance is on the Ateneuminkuja side.


The Ateneum is well connected by public transport, as it is located next to the main railway station. The nearest metro stations are Rautatientori and the University of Helsinki (about a 200-metre walk). For more information on public transport connections, please visit Helsinki Regional Transport.

No parking is available at the Ateneum. The nearest car park is P-WTC(fees apply).

Charter buses can drop off and pick up customers in front of the Ateneum on the Kaivokatu side.

There are bicycle racks in the parks on both sides of the Ateneum.

Floor plans