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Address: Bulevardi 40, Helsinki 00120, Finland
Phone Number: 294 500 460
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Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The collections of the Sinebrychoff Art Museum include some of the most...

The collections of the Sinebrychoff Art Museum include some of the most valuable and internationally important paintings by old European masters to be found in Finland. The collections have mainly been made up of donations. The unique house museum of Paul and Fanny Sinebrychoff, a permanent exhibition on the 2nd floor makes up the core of the museum. The art collection of the Sinebrychoffs, including furniture and other artefacts was left to the Finnish government as a bequest in 1921.

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Classic art in good setting

This is one of my favorite museums in Helsinki. To like it you have to like "old" art. The house itself and partly the furniture on display is also worth noting. A quite small... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite museums in Helsinki. To like it you have to like "old" art. The house itself and partly the furniture on display is also worth noting. A quite small museum not overwhelming and given Finland isn't (and wasn't either before) exactly on the main route of classical art and artists in Europe the collection is... More 

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San Francisco, California
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Hidden away in plain view in the center of town, this is a portal into another time. The Russian (not Soviet) owner of this fine old house filled it with remarkable antiques, furniture and art. The ghosts of that time and that family seem to be seated at the dining room table, about to take tea. Very nicely curated and... More 

Thank TravisVanBrasch
Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Unless you have a passion for Old Masters, I'd give this one a miss. Beautiful house with some of the original furniture but no real sense of how people lived in the house, it's all about the art.

Thank Claremont77
Москва, Россия
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

I was glad to find that gallery. Great interiors, masterpeaces on the walls. It's not big but it is necessery to visit it.

Thank lis24simonova
Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The museum allows you to walk through the stately house of the Sinebrychoff family and view their collection. There are only a few big-name artists here; most of the stuff is courtly painting of the 18th and 19th centuries, minor nobles who nobody knows painted by painters that nobody knows. But they are well laid out and make the rooms... More 

Thank erghammer
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Sinebrychoff Art Museum is a small museum at the Punavuori neighborhood of Helsinki near the Sand Bay Square and Market. Its collection includes paintings by some of the world’s well-known painters as well as rooms with “old world” furnishings and other trinkets. There’s really nothing here that has that wow factor, but it’s still a worthy stop. For one, there’s... More 

Thank ExplorerOne
Helsinki Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This museum is small, but very interesting! Presents older art, exhibitions almost always great. Good cafe just around the corner. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I found this place thanks to TA and I really enjoyed it. I was completely empty when I went on a Saturday but I really liked the visit. It gives you a sense for the style and domestic interiors of a wealthy family. There are also several very nice art works including a Cranach I liked. When I visited there... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A beautiful house with a small, weird collection of Old Masters and some running exhibits. Worth the visit if you're serious about art.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

What a generous gesture of the Sinebrychoff family to open the top floor of this beautiful private house to visitors -- without even charging a fee! Among the paintings to be sampled are a Rembrandt, a Frans Hals, two Lucas Cranachs, and two Corots, and all this in splendidly decorated rooms. I particularly liked the section with Dutch 17th century... More 

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