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Ateneum Art Museum

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Address: Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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The best sculptor ever, Rodin, is now in Ateneum. If you have not seen these in Rodin Museum Paris now you have a good reason to visit Ateneum. Rodin had also finnish pupils whose... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 February 2016
Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

The best sculptor ever, Rodin, is now in Ateneum. If you have not seen these in Rodin Museum Paris now you have a good reason to visit Ateneum. Rodin had also finnish pupils whose works are also included.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Overall: 4 Comments: The art museum of Helsinki, now hosting the late French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, telling stories from important world events in the 20th century, from Japan, Mexico, USA, the Chinese revolution and a lot more. 300 pictures, and lots of people. Location: 4 Parking: - Offering: 4 Originality: 4 Presentation: 4 Atmosphere: 3-4 Service: 4 Cleanliness: 4 Price:... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

Main attraction at the moment is Henri Cartier-Bresson retrospective photography exhibition, but they always do have an exhibition of seminal Finnish artists too. For example Askeli Gallen-Kallela's Finnish nationalistic masterpieces are always worth a visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

The first floor was closed during my visit and the 2nd floor was devoted to a famous photographer whose work I did enjoy, but it was not the form of art I was out to see. The 3rd floor had a very limited exhibition also.

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

Lots to see in this museum, well known painters and photographers, very relaxing! At times the museums gets very crowded of people. Good signs everywhere, but not knowing always in which direction to check the photographs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Went there for the Cartier-Bresson exhibition, which was excellent in its category. Ateneum usually does excellently whatever it dies. The real reason to go here is anyways the Finnish art - all the classics are there and after a visit here you know all you need to about Finnish art from early 1900's.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

I had been to the Ateneum Art Museum a couple of years ago and had spent all day there. The main exhibit during this visit was photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson. I had been looking forward to viewing paintings so this did not appeal to me. I was amazed however at the number of people who were there to see the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

Finland has many good artists - and a history that brings strong spices. Should be visited for many reasons.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

the main exhibition is pretty good! besides Matisse, Van Gogh, Gauguin or Cezanne, there are lots of finnish good painters! Also, the staff is really nice and they can provide you additional info, let you take pictures/record if you want and so on. The ticket includes the additional exhibitions too! It was great to see Henri Bresson exhibition: a lot... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

You wont get lost in this museum. Spend a few hours enjoying Nordic art. They have regular themed exhibitions. Have a coffee and a cinnamon bun.

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