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Amos Anderson Art Museum

Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
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Address: Yrjoenkatu 27, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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A private home as a museum

I have visited this museum many times, when they have some special exhibitions. This time I was here to see their own collections. The museum is owned and maintained by the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 February 2017
Pietarsaari, Finland
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Pietarsaari, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

I have visited this museum many times, when they have some special exhibitions. This time I was here to see their own collections. The museum is owned and maintained by the association Föreningen Konstsamfundet. The museum is located in the apartment building Amos Anderson (1878–1961) had had built for himself in 1913. The building was posthumously converted into a modern... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

It was great to visit Popovits exhibition. Carefully made interesting, mostly wooden sculptures. Fine hungrian artist who has stayed a long period in Finland.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Finnish art as collected by the name-giver -- respectable quality, but not really exciting. The museum, which claims to have the largest private collection in Finland, also hosts temporary exhibitions.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I came across one of the most intriguing and creative exhibits ever in a museum. One of the curators has arranged art to depict a fictional murder story that takes place in Helsinki in the 1930s. There is a well written narrative that goes along with it as you follow the story and the exhibit. There is even an epilogue!... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This is a quite small museum with a relatively conservative collection. Modern art too modern for my taste. Allow two hours.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Amos had several very different type of exhibitions: - Traditional style from their own collections - Helsinki noir - painting from Helsinki collected together with murder mystery to be solved by visitors - Stuart Wrede exhibition, larger installations. There was plenty to see and due to different style of exhibitions there was something for everyone presented.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

This museum lets you explore the private collection of a wealthy businessman as well as parts of his apartment with period furniture. For me, the highlight was the chapel with its 15th century religious art. There's also a collection of paintings by 20th century local artists (as far as I'm able to judge, this is chiefly of local interest). Interestingly,... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

So exciting exhibition of Stuart Wrede, The Garden of Life. Sculptures made of ice, water, stone...!!! Also the Sigurd Frosterus collection and especially pointillist paintings by Finch were beautiful.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

This museum has a mystery story which is told partially in a small booklet, and partially told via the art installations and paintings found in the museum. This was the most creative and fun experience I have found in a art museum!! Do check it out!!!

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St. Maarten-St. Martin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Art from a private collection is on display here, spanning centuries, spread over five floors. It was nice to be able to put everything away in a locker and browse without even a purse. Not all the descriptions have an English version, though. Still enjoyable.

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