Free guided tours and exhibition intros

Picture: Finnish National Gallery / Jenni Nurminen

Enhance your exhibition experience with a free guided tour or exhibition intro. Admission is included in the museum entrance fee or with a Museum Card.

Advance registrations are not required.

Stories of Finnish Art

Guided tours 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

Duration approximately one hour.

Coming up

Through My Travels I Found Myself Helene Schjerfbeck / Finnish Artists in Ruovesi

From 15 Nov 2019 to 26 Jan 2020

Exhibition intros at the Ateneum Hall

  • In English on even-numbered weeks on Sundays at 12:00
  • In Finnish on Thursdays at 18:00 and on Sundays at 13:00
  • In Swedish on the first Sunday of each month at 14:00
  • In Russian on the second Sunday of each month at 14:00

Duration approximately 30 min.

These free guided tours or exhibition intros are not intended for groups. Groups are invited to order a private tour or intro, which are available for both special exhibitions and the collection display. Read more about the private tours and intros

Please contact Ateneum’s tour bookings: +358 (0)294 500 500 (mon–fri 10 am to 2 pm) or

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We are improving the safety of the main stairwell at the Ateneum. Handrails, located approximately 90 cm from the wall, will be built on both sides of the main staircase and part of the side staircases. The new handrails will be more accessible than…

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