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Gallen-Kallela Museum

Tarvaspaeaentie | Gallen-Kallelantie 27, Espoo, Helsinki 02600, Finland
+358 9 8492340
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Open Tue-Sat from 11 am to 6 pm. Sun from 11 am to 5 pm. Guided tours in English at 2 pm on the first Saturday of the month.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
27 Oct 2017
“Rustic tranquil setting”
13 Oct 2017
“the artist's hideaway”
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Tarvaspaeaentie | Gallen-Kallelantie 27, Espoo, Helsinki 02600, Finland
Tarvaspaeaentie | Gallen-Kallelantie 27, Espoo, Helsinki 02600, Finland
+358 9 8492340
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

While the surroundings are great the actual museum is quite modest. It is interesting to see and learn what type of studio and residence this famous painter designed and built for himself. None of his famous paintings are in this museum though. I didn’t like...More

Thank beachstone2c
Reviewed 27 October 2017

A gorgeous building completed in 1913, it was the home and studio for the renowned Finnish artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela. It has a wonderful sylvan setting close to the sea. The exhibition comprised works of tattoos. While not being of any significant interest to us, it...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This was a pleasant short trip. I took tram 4 from downtown Helsinki to Munkkiniemi, and from there I strolled along the shoreline to this museum, about a 30-minute walk. There is a shorter route, along the highway, but I'm glad I took the scenic...More

Thank TheBigSuitcase
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a charming site that was worth the trip out from Helsinki. The studio features some minor works of Gallen Kallela and plenty family history. I spent a couple of hours there, including enjoying an excellent cafe. I used the Reittiopas website to plan...More

Thank floralUk
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Akseli Gallen-Kallela is one of the most famous painters of Finland. Gallen-Kallela was built to be a home of the family and place for the atelier. There are two buildings in the area: for art exhibitions and Gallen-Kallela's fingerprint: working tools and some individual things....More

Thank Maari100
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

As I have grown up in these parts, Tarvaspää and its Gallén-Kallela museum is familiar since the 80's. The now smaller-than-it-seemed-then mystic building that is composed of three different architectural styles still make for a fascinating destination to head for during a walk. Especially kids...More

Thank Kintus P
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting little muse not of the artists house plus many of his works. Lovely setting with very good cafe next door.

Thank paulm2101
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Well worth a trip out of Helsinki to see this beautiful house set by the sea. You will want to take a bath in the bathroom and write a poem in the attic study. Lovely cafe for tea and cake with a view over the...More

Thank visitor0701
Reviewed 1 December 2015

This place just beside sea coastline is one of the most unique places. Nice environment with "big" history of the famous painter ever. The museum is excellent with it odd interior and shows in mystical ways the idea world of the artist. From same yard...More

Thank Punakettu
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Akseli Gallen -Kallela is one of the greatest. When you go to his homemuseum you feel the whole golden period of finnish art scene .

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