We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ateneum Art Museum

Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 29 4500200
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Helsinki Card
More Info
and up
Helsinki 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Canal Cruise
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tove jansson” (22 reviews)
“van gogh” (18 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 29 4500200
Write a Review
Reviews (801)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 426 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Finland has been an independent nation since 1917, and the Ateneum has assembled a remarkable show of Finnish art to celebrate the centenary this year. I was moved and amazed by the breadth of this exhibition, showing many facets and styles of Finnish art. Rural...More

Thank TheBigSuitcase
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Art Museum is a majestic building. It is well worth a visit both for its structural quality as well as for its contents.

Thank princessdeirdre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the time of visit Ateneum had major exhibition about Finnish art for the 100 birthday of Finland. Most of the crown jewells of Finnish art could be found in there. Art about Kalevala, Finnish creation folklore, finnish nature and people were presented for the...More

1  Thank WorldIsMySandbox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exhibits were thoughtfully curated. Finnish artists were shown in context of the time and style with helpful text throughout. We had just visited the HAM modern art museum, which we did NOT enjoy, so this cleansed our pallet. I was grateful for the visit...More

Thank cmk15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ateneum is one of the must places to visit. Basic exhibition is a wide range of Finnish art. Special art exhibitions has been great. House of Ateneum is in very good location and is already fine building to see in itself. There is also good...More

Thank Kat C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this art museum is excellent. The Central Railway Station is very close, just accross the street. Inside there are many floors full of all kinds of classical Finnish famous artists´ art work. Entrance fee is moderate and within opening hours you can...More

Thank timopapunen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interested to see the breadth and talent of Finnish artists, little known outside the country I fear. An excellent exhibition of the work of Alvar Aalto (who is, of course, very widely known and appreciated) was the icing on a very nice cake.

Thank Breadbird
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I was interested in Finnish architecture and was lucky to visit an exhibition of Finnish world famous architect Alvar Aalto. Ateneum building is already interesting by itself. In nineteens there was an Academy of arts and interior design in this building. since they moved away...More

Thank salmer_11
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this collection.displayed well. Great building. Close to heart of town. If you see one gallery in Helsinki , make it this one.

Thank opal60
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Near Senate Square. There was one floor dedicated to the most famous Finnish architect. One floor is the main collection which is Finnish and European. Well lit and good placement. Strong English signage. The cafe on site is above average. Elevators or stairs. Free lockers....More

1  Thank Trek-Always
Nearby Restaurants
Friends & Brgrs Helsinki
389 reviews
.11 km away
Cafe Roasberg
121 reviews
.06 km away
648 reviews
.13 km away
Stone's Gastropub
210 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Helsinki Tram System
791 reviews
.12 km away
Helsinki Central Railway Station
2,007 reviews
.13 km away
Stockmann's Department Store
602 reviews
.24 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ateneum Art Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines