Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki

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Known for its impressive collection of contemporary pieces as well as for its building's design, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma will expose you to new, fascinating works of art. Designed by American architect Steven Holl, this museum was founded in 1990 and opened in 1998. The Finnish National Gallery's contemporary collection resides here. View over 8,500 pieces of artwork, primarily collected from Finland and nearby countries. Visit the museum's cafe or pick up a souvenir at its on-site shop. Using our online itinerary creator, Helsinki attractions like Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Modetn art museum is well orginized. Though, U might find some of the exibitions too controversial. Really, depends on the mood.  more »
  • The Kiasma is worth departing at least on the free days of its situated so central location. Every time the museum offers a lot to marvel at, even though this is not the case at this time. It's also a good idea to spin a street-level shop with lots of different books on visual art and small craft accessories for sale
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  • Stopped in here on a hot summer day, and was grateful to find a lovely cool building full of large, airy rooms to wander around. We had no idea what exhibitions were on, and were delighted to find the...  more »
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  • Nice modern art gallery in the heart of Helsinki, with an interesting number of displays. By far not the biggest gallery I've been to in terms of displays, but very quiet, well laid out and interesting. I did a self guided tour while I had a few hours to kill in Helsinki and it was a great way to do that
  • If great architecture is your thing then Kiasma is your thing. I've always loved the building but also the exhibitions have been high quality during the years I've visited the place. Restaurant is also good and the shop always offers something new. Location itself is very central and easy to access.
  • This is a wonderful art museum which frequently changes the exhibits. The installations are at the very least interesting, and sometimes quite inspiring as well. Today was my third visit and I touched a woman's head who i didn't realize was alive. Sorry, living exhibition lady.
  • Several exhibitions ongoing at the same time, lot to see. Really like this museum. There's also good cafeteria downstairs that you can visit without going to the museum. There's also small museum shop.
  • First of all, terrific layout. Lots of space well organized and nice high ceilings. I can't imagine any artist not happy win this arrangement. Regarding the exhibits; I am mixed in my assessment. I don't not appreciate modern art but it does require a very liberal mind and imagination. In the end it was an enjoyable afternoon.
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