Welcome to Ateneum!
The museum staff is here for you, so please do not hesitate to ask for help. Our staff is also responsible for ensuring that the works of art remain undamaged.
Our principles for safer space
We want everyone to feel safe in the Ateneum. In the Ateneum
- other people are treated in a considerate manner.
- everyone is allowed to be who they are.
- all kinds of bullying, harassment, and discrimination are forbidden.
- the staff is there for you. Please don’t hesitate to ask for help or advice.
Guided tours and exhibition intros
Open tours and exhibition intros
Would you like to hear more about our current exhibitions? We organise guided tours or exhibition intros every week. The tours and intros are included in the price of your entrance ticket, and they are organised in Finnish, Swedish, English, and Russian.
You do not need to register for the tours or intros. They are available on a first come, first served basis. A guided tour takes approximately an hour and an exhibition intro approximately 30 minutes.
Next open tours and exhibition intros
Book a tour for your group
On a guided tour, you can explore the Stories of Finnish Art collection or one of the temporary exhibitions with your group. We also offer various thematic tours and exhibition intros at the Ateneum Hall.
Information and bookings:
sales [a] fng.fi or by phone at +358 294 500 500 from 10:00–14:00 Monday to Friday.
Look at the familiar works from a new perspective! Independent tours of the Stories of Finnish Art collection open up various perspectives to the art.
Here you will find the wall texts from our exhibitions. The texts are in a format accessible for screen readers.
Events and workshops
Participate in art workshops, go on guided tours and dive into art with lectures and exhibition intros. The selection varies depending on the exhibition – see the events calendar for details.
Visit with children
The Ateneum is a hugely fascinating building for children, too. Through the eyes of children, adults can see familiar classics from a new angle. Stroll around together and see what you find – it may be a new favourite or two!
Explore the collection’s works of art online
The Ateneum’s works of art are always available! Online, you can focus on individual works with help from short movies and sign language presentations.