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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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We were so lucky to catch an exhibit called ELEMENTS. Really superb, especially the moving floor one, and the one that involves light and 2 people. Try taking a photo, very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

The galleries of modern art were intellectually challenging and got me out of my comfort zone of traditional art. My daughter, with whom I was travelling is an art practitioner and teacher. We added to a wall mural with our drawings .We sat and reflected on the messages artists were attempting to convey and agreed or disagreed on the worth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We were so lucky to catch an exhibit called ELEMENTS. Really superb, especially the moving floor one, and the one that involves light and 2 people. Try taking a photo, very interesting results of you and a friend. Also saw a Robert mapplethorpe exhibit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Been there alone and had a lot of time to spend in the museum and it was well worth he visit. I'd say you should have about 2h to spare to make the whole round. The Mapplethorpe exhibition was amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The design of the building is quite nice, easy to get around. Exhibitions are supplied with wall signs in multiple languages. Enjoyable visit, nicely complied exhibits. Even if you are not a strong fan of modern art, give it a try

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milano
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Interesting! I m not really a contemporary art fan but this one is nice! I was lucky enough to visit the museum now in May during the Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition (with Patti Smith and everything else) and it was worth the try! If you don t wanna visit the museum you can always relax in the Music centre park right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

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

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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