Free guided tours and introductions

Introduction in the Ateneum Hall. Photo: Terjo Aaltonen / © Ateneum Art Museum

Enhance your exhibition experience with a free guided tour or introduction.

Advance registrations are not required.

In the exhibition Adel Abidin: History Wipes in the exhibition halls:
14 March to 22 April 2018

  • in English: Sundays 8 Apr and 22 Apr at 12:00
  • in Finnish: on Thursdays at 14:00 and at 18:00, and on Sundays at 13:00
  • in Swedish: Sunday 1 Apr at 14:00
  • in Russian: Sunday 8 Apr at 14:00

In the exhibition Stories of Finnish Art in the exhibition halls:

  • in English on even-numbered weeks on Saturdays at 12:00
  • in Finnish on Saturdays at 13:00
  • in Swedish on the first Sunday of the month at 13:00
  • in Russian on the second Sunday of the month at 13:00

These free guided tours or introductions are not intended for groups. Groups are invited to order a private tour or introduction, which are available for both special exhibitions and the collection display.
Please contact Ateneum’s tour bookings: +358 (0)294 500 500 (mon–fri 9 am to 3 pm) or

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Opening hours

Tue, Fri 10am–6pm
Wed, Thurs 10am–8pm
Sat, Sun 10am–5pm
Mondays closed

Ticket sale ends 30 minutes before museum closing time.


Admission fees

15 € Normal admission
13 € Discount admission
0 € Under 18 year-olds
14 € S Privilege Card holders

Ticket sale ends 30 minutes before museum closing time.

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Kaivokatu 2, 00100 Helsinki +358 (0)294 500 401


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Ateneum Bistro offers classic Finnish bistro cuisine with a modern twist. Lunch from Tuesday to Friday from 11:00 to 14:00. Café-type food is also served.

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