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Ateneum Art Museum (Konstmuseet Ateneum)

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Address: Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki FI-00100, Finland
Phone Number: 358 0 9 1733 6401
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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 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

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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Sydney, Australia
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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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Chicago
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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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Finlande
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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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I was here on the 4th of April 2015. I left within 5 minutes because there were only 3 very small exhibition rooms open. There was some interesting art work there but I expected much more. I knew the 3rd floor was closed but I had no idea the 2nd floor was also closed. It was very disappointing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Ceilings are high and the entrance is great, the choice of different alternatives in the cafeteria is also at an admirable level. I personally tried some pastry and this was also tasty. My companion had a normal soup dish which was accompanied with a good green salad. All this to a decent price. I think the atmosphere is nice so... More 

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Lohja
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It was nice to see the exhibition relating to Jean Sibelius, to see the paintings of his contemporary artists. Nevertheless the most impressing part was the room with Finlandia hymn. We wished that Sibelius music would have been present in all the rooms, in the lobby when entering the stairs to the exhibition.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A great way to spend a damp afternoon. Witnessed a soul stirring choral presentation on the main stairway. Surrounded by the many different aspects of Sibelius. Could even leave your bags in a secure place at no extra cost.

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