Private tours and introductions

Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen.

By booking a guided tour or an introduction, you can get more out of art. We are now offering the new Skissi the Cat guided tour for 4–8-year-olds! Also check out the new thematic guided tour of works by Akseli Gallen-Kallela.

BOOKINGS

Bookings can be done by e-mail: bookings@fng.fi or by telephone: +358 (0)294 500 500 (open Mon – Fri 09:00 – 15:00 – time zone UTC+2).

To travel agencies: starting from 1st of January 2018 we accept vouchers only for pre-booked visits.

PRIVATE TOURS AND INTRODUCTORY LECTURES

Private tours and introductory lectures allow you to find out more about the Stories of Finnish Art exhibition and special exhibitions at Ateneum under the guidance of the museum’s experts. Ateneum’s guides present and discuss art according to the wishes and needs of your group. Available languages: English, Finnish, Swedish, Russian, French, Italian and Chinese.

Private tours present the museum’s collections and exhibitions during general opening hours. Ateneum’s guides provide fascinating insights into exhibitions by focusing on specific works of art. If you want to view great art and learn about it at the same time, private tours are the perfect choice.

Introductory lectures are held in the Ateneum Hall, where you can sit comfortably while listening to an expert present the content and background of exhibitions. Images of the art are displayed at the same time. Following the lecture you can enjoy the exhibition at your own pace. If you appreciate a peaceful and quiet atmosphere in which to sit and learn more about exhibitions, introductory lectures are the perfect choice.

Price:
On weekdays, €89 per guide + admission fees
On Sundays and public holidays, €115 per guide + admission fees
Group size: Max. 25 persons per guide guided tour / Max. 30 persons per introductory lectures
Length: Guided tour 1 h, introductory lectures 30 min

A PLAYFUL GUIDED TOUR OF THE STORIES OF FINNISH ART EXHIBITION WITH SKISSI THE CAT

Skissi-kissa

The Ateneum’s guided tour for children is a playful adventure into classic art. A guide takes children on a journey, during which they experience a variety of works. What can they find in them? The guided tour feeds the children’s imagination and provides them with personal contact with art. Joining the children on the tour is the Ateneum’s mascot, the cat Skissi. Read more about Skissi

The guided tour of the Stories of Finnish Art exhibition is suitable for 4–8-year-olds. Children can only take the tour if accompanied by an adult (max. five children per adult).

Price:
On weekdays, €89 per guide + admission fees
On Sundays and public holidays, €105 per guide + admission fees
Group size: Max. 20 persons per guide
Tour languages: Finnish, Swedish and English

THEMATIC GUIDED TOUR: AKSELI GALLEN-KALLELA SEEN WITH FRESH EYES

On this thematic guided tour, visitors are introduced to the works by Akseli Gallen-Kallela displayed at the Stories of Finnish Art exhibition. In September 2018, a new book on Akseli Gallen-Kallela, written by Marja Lahelma, PhD, was published in the Artists of the Ateneum book series. The themes of this book are explored during the guided tour.

The guided tour takes place in the exhibition galleries and lasts for approximately one hour.

Price:
On weekdays: €89 per guide + admission fees
On Sundays and public holidays: €115 per guide + admission fees
Group size: Max. 25 people per guide
Tour languages: Finnish, Swedish, English and Russian

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