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Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Nykytaiteen Museo)

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Address: Mannerheiminaukio 2, Helsinki FIN-00100 , Finland
Phone Number: 9-1733-6501
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If you like weird art, you will like Kiasma

I am not a fan of museums at all, but I actually enjoyed my stay in Kiasma. If you like weird, modern art - you will like Kiasma. Even if you are not a "museum person" I recommend... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Kalyvia Thorikou, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

By chance this exhibition was in the Kiasma when we visited Helsinki. Definitely go if you can, I loved it and I loved the Kiasma space, my only regret was I didn't get to spend more time there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Saw some great art, mostly from the "Elements" exhibition however, some of the art at the beginning of the tour was not very interesting. Don't let that stop you from checking it out, since the art works change constantly! I should go back soon ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I really enjoyed this museum. If you are, like me, a person who likes to experience museums at your own speed, some things fast some slow, according to your interests, you appreciate one that's easy and flexible to navigate. Like this one. A relaxing, low stress museum. No lines, not even for tickets. The exhibits, understandably have a Finnish tilt,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I am not a fan of museums at all, but I actually enjoyed my stay in Kiasma. If you like weird, modern art - you will like Kiasma. Even if you are not a "museum person" I recommend you give this one a try.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Modern art is modern art and so the building around it. At the begining we called Kiasma with an other name and the name was Fiasko.....but now we have get use to it so it´s ok. The museum of modern art have meny very good exhibitions and it`s worth to see. It´s located down town and its near the railway... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I love modern and contemporary art. I had high expectations of Kiasma and they are not all fulfilled. The exhibions themsleves were very interesting, I really enjoyed most works in the museum. However what I didn't like is that I waited from 13:50 until 14:10 for the English guided to start. I was at the meeting point but no guide... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Since Helsinki is really small, it is cool that there are such beautiful museums in the city center. Modern art lovers should go there - no more than 2-3 hours are needed, since there are only 4 exhibitions in the museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The museum contains art posterior to 1960. The building enjoys a lot of light. There are 2 blocks linked to each other, one of them is in straight line and the other curved. It is a very interesting museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A must see. Kiasma reopened 13 March with amazing Mapplethorpe retrospective. Missed Stockholm Fotografiska's exhibition a few years back so happyhappyhappy now.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Nice museum in the center of the city, many different rooms to visit. Currently hosts Mapplethorpe photos which is a huge plus if you like his progressive and blunt style. Also several interactive events for adults or kids can make your visit even more exciting. Every 1st (or last?) Friday of the month it has a free entrance.

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