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Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki
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At the grand national monument Ateneum Art Museum, view international and Finnish works of art from the 18th century and beyond. This museum, opened in 1887, was named after Greek goddess Pallas Athena, who represents warfare and wisdom. Learn about Finnish art history from the likes of Albert Edelfelt, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, and other important Finnish artists. The site also houses works from famous foreign artists including Van Gogh, Rodin, and Cezanne, as well as Russian and Karelian pieces. After touring the museum, you can head to its cafe, bookshop, or reading room. Add Ateneum Art Museum and other attractions to your Helsinki trip itinerary using our Helsinki tour planner.
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  • Great Modigliani with several exhibits, in addition to Finnish art, museum visit for visitors in Helsinki.
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  • Every year I come to Helsinki for the annual shopping-chilling out-eating-visiting sights trip and every time I keep going back to Ateneum as well. Their permanent collection is wonderful, full of tim...  more »
  • Ateneum Art Museum's exhibitions are better and better implemented. , As well as alternates that the permanent exhibitions are recommended. Also a shop and coffee shop are good. However, in an echo of the bugging.
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  • The best place to head to get a basic course on Finnish art from the nationalism period (19th century) to now. The museum isn't huge but should take at least an hour or two to go through depending on how many exhibitions are currently open. I am very fond of the new permanent collection and they also have a great selection of items available in the gift shop and a nice cafe on site on the ground floor.
  • Nice museum if you want to spend some time when outside it's rainy.
  • A lovely old building stuffed full of beautiful old art.
  • The best place to visit if you have only couple of hours in Helsinki. Amazing collection of classic works. Their temporary expositions always give new prospective of art and painting. Thank you for inspiration!
  • A really fascinating art gallery with a big collection of Finnish painting and arts and visiting international famous art galleries