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Ateneum Art Museum

Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 29 4500200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Impressive building outside, home to most well-known Finnish classics, along with some impressionists and modern painters. The Aalto collection was interesting.

Thank AnaMaria7401
Reviewed 2 days ago

If, like me, you know little of Finnish painting, this is the place to come. The main (I assume permanent) exhibition can be got around in about an hour. Much of the art is influenced by trends elsewhere in Europe but it is interesting to...More

Thank KeithKnight
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A small museum (only two floors) but packs a nice punch for what it is. Was pleasantly surprised to see a van gohh hanging up in one of the corners. My knowledge of finnish art and architecture was zero when i walked in and feel...More

Thank My_chicken_and_I
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was rather disappointed in the exhibtions - not my taste. The special exhibition was more interesting than the Finnish classical art. I found the Sinebrychoff Art Museum much more satisfying.

Thank Pippa65
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the museum. Especially the temporary Alvar Aalto exhibition was very interesting. Unfortunately one floor was closed due to renovation. I also liked the idea that the entrance ticket is a sticker which you have to put on your clothes.

Thank Marianne I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ateneum Art Museum houses a permanent collection of classical Finnish art which gives you a nice crosssection of Finnish history, roots and national character. There are also changing exhibitions which are usually innovative and informative in their point of view. Building itself is also worth...More

Thank harrila
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The collection was largely of Finnish artists (makes sense), but if you are looking for a museum with European masters, this isn't it. It did have two Calder mobiles and a number of his printed works as well as a Edward Munch that was massive...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Helsinki Athenaeum was very much a disappointment. The collection was small although there were some memorable paintings. If you have been to the major museums, you can easily miss this one.

Thank loyalredsoxfan
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm just now realising that there was an Alvar Alto exhibition on when my husband and I visited last week (how did we miss that?!). We would have loved to have seen that. (And there was a Modigliani exhibition in February - Ateneum has some...More

Thank S S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see for everyone who wants to learn about Finnish art. Alvar Aalto was the temporary exhibition this year. Nice, but a bit limited in size. The fixed collection contains beautiful paintings of sometimes grim situations. Scenes of real life that seem...More

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