Christmas at the Finnish National Gallery

Christmas at the Ateneum. Picture: Timo Mänttäri

Christmas at the Ateneum. Picture: Timo Mänttäri

Fri 24 November from 10:00 to 18:00
Sat 25 November and Sun 26 November from 10:00 to 17:00

The Ateneum courtyard will be filled with Christmas spirit. On Saturday and Sunday, there will open art workshops in the museum courtyard and choirs will sing Christmas songs on the Ateneum staircase. Free admission!

A non-stop workshop in the museum courtyard on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 16:00:
White straw mobile – building

A non-stop workshop will be held also in Ateneum’s workshop space, 2nd floor (museum’s admission fee): My butterfly collection

On Sunday 26 November the American Donald Duck illustrator Don Rosa signs autographs from 15:00 to 17:00. Read more

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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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Contact information

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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