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Kansallisgalleria, Helsinki

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At the grand national monument Kansallisgalleria, 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 Kansallisgalleria and other attractions to your Helsinki trip itinerary using our Helsinki tour planner.
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  • Ateneum has a vast selection of Finnish art - you can see most of the classic masterpieces here. When I last visited in August 2016, there were also a number of international exhibitions that were wel...  more »
  • It is a museum located in front of the station. It is Finland's leading Museum of art and my impression. Feel the heat from the bottom of my heart sprang up, such as in Finland was under threat of cold land, for many years Russia and Sweden compared to other museums in Europe when it comes to trade, plus modest country works, are impressive. I think it will extend opening hours until 8 pm depending on the day of the week time effect wants to use research and day of the week ago, go out at night.
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  • Much of beautiful works, but still a little Museum... Entry to 15euros/people, the Museum is opposite the train station...
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