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Address: Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki FI-00100, Finland
Phone Number: 358294500200
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Main exhibition space was closed

We had looked forward to seeing the extensive collection of the Ateneum Museum, but found all but some ground-floor rooms were closed to the public. Apparently major renovation... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We had looked forward to seeing the extensive collection of the Ateneum Museum, but found all but some ground-floor rooms were closed to the public. Apparently major renovation means the place will not be fully operational for quite some time. On the plus side, there was no entry fee and we were able to see a few of the highlights... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We were slightly disappointed on our visit. The third floor was closed for renovation, so there were less galleries to view. What is there is well displayed, but the collection is rather limited. The main attractions are the extensive show of Scandinavian artists, including many works by Munch, and the (very few) paintings by the masters (one Cezanne, one Van... More 

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Finland, Europe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is the art museum to visit when in Helsinki. The permanent collection gives me as a Finn always some thrills because the paintings there are just so great. The museum is part of our history and it is not overly huge in size so good place to visit also for those who are not so thrilled about the art.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We visited on Helsinki days so it was free admission as was all museums that day. It's a beautiful building and exhibitions were great. I'd recommend a visit even if you're not a art buff like me, it's just nice to experience.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I was very much looking forward to visiting the Ateneum Art Museum, Helsiki but was rather disappointed as I didn't find it lived up to my expectations. The entrance fee is 13 Euros which was paid to an unfriendly lady at the desk who didn't give me a map of the galleries or even tell me where the tour should... More 

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Tonsberg, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Ateneum was one of the highlights of Helsinki and I was really curious to see the whole collection...but currently it's under renovation and what was left were 3 small rooms of paintings and some photography exhibition...ticket costed 13 euro for almost nothing! we were not informed about that when we were buying the ticket...probably because we wouldn't go in... I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The museum is worth seeing. Well, modern art is not always easy to understand, but somehow it can be intriguing and the exhibitions are quite interesting.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The Ateneum is meant to give us a history and representation of Finnish art. While construction is taking place only 3 small rooms display a minimal selection of their some thousands of paintings. The rest of the building which is still open (the entire 3rd floor closed and some of floor 2) has a photographic display. The photo exhibition by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Want to learn about Finnish art? Ateneum is your introduction. 13 euro entry is worth it. Photography exhibit is charming. Cafe is a nice respite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I really enjoyed the Ismo Hölttö photo exhibition, and naturally also the ever so beautiful classic paintings downstairs.

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Address: Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki FI-00100, Finland
Phone Number: 358294500200
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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