People walking on the main staircase.
Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinen

Opening hours and tickets

OPENing hours

The Ateneum is closed until 31 March 2021

Tue, Fri 10–18
Wed, Thu 10–20
Sat, Sun 10–17
Mon Closed

Ticket sales end half an hour before closing.

Exceptional opening hours


  • 1.12.2020–31.3.2021 Closed
  • 6.12.2020 at 10–17
  • 23.12.2020 Closed
  • 24.12.2020 Closed
  • 25.12.2020 Closed
  • 26.12.2020 Closed
  • 31.12.2020 Closed


  • 1.1.2021 Closed
  • 6.1.2021 Closed


  • 1.4.2021 at 10–17
  • 2.4.2021 Closed
  • 3.4.2021 at 10–17
  • 4.4.2021 at 10–17
  • 5.4.2021 Closed
  • 30.4.2021 at 10–17


  • 1.5.2021 Closed
  • 13.5.2021 at 10–17


  • 24.6.2021 at 10–17
  • 25.6.2021 Closed
  • 26.6.2021 Closed
  • 27.6.2021 at 10–17


  • 6.12.2021 Closed
  • 23.12.2021 at 10–17
  • 24.12.2021 Closed
  • 25.12.2021 Closed
  • 26.12.2021 at 10–17
  • 31.12.2021 at 10–17


Standard admission €17
Discounted admission €15 (students, pensioners, unemployed, conscripts, non-military servicemen)
Free admission for visitors under 18 years old

We accept cash (euros) and all major credit and debit cards.
Note! Until further notice, cash is not being accepted to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

You can also pay the admission fee with the various Smartum, Edenred, ePassi and Eazybreak payment methods.

Combined tickets to the Finnish National Gallery’s museums

Ateneum and Kiasma
Standard €27, discounted €23. The ticket is valid for 48 hours after the first visit.

Ateneum, Kiasma and Sinebrychoff Art Museum
Standard €34, discounted €32. The ticket is valid for 72 hours after the first visit.


Discounted admission €15 (students, pensioners, unemployed, conscripts, non-military servicemen)

Group tickets €15 per person (min. 10 visitors).
Group rates are valid when the whole group is paid for in one transaction.

European Youth Card holders are eligible for the discounted admission of €15.

Yearly passes

Free admission with a Museum Card: €72 per year for a new card or €68 per year for the renewal of an existing card. Buy a Museum Card from the Ateneum!

Admission to the exhibitions is also free with a Friends of Ateneum membership card (€48 per year).
Become a Friend of Ateneum

Yearly pass for art students and visual artists €15

Yearly pass for teachers working in Finland €28

Free admission

Under 18-year-olds
Assistants for the disabled
Therapy groups

Admission is always free with the following cards
Helsinki Card 
EU Disability Card

2021 Tickets

1 January–18 March: Standard €17, discounted €15
19 March–29 August: Standard €19, discounted €17 (Repin exhibition)
30 August–31 December: Standard €18, discounted €16
Free admission for persons under 18 years of age

free admission days

During each changing exhibition, there is one day of free admission. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, free admission days unfortunately have been cancelled until further notice.

Gift cards 

Buy a gift card to the Finnish National Gallery museums from Ticket Sales or the museum shop! The gift card is valid as a means of payment in museum shops and at service points at the Ateneum, Kiasma and Sinebrychoff art museums. 

The gift card is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. With the gift card, you can buy tickets, guided tours, workshops and museum shop products, for example. It cannot be used in museum restaurants or online shops. 

Web shop 

The museum shop is online! Visit our web shop to explore the Finnish National Gallery’s selection and have your order shipped to your home. Entrance tickets to the museum and events can also be purchased online.