Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Nykytaiteen Museo), Helsinki

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4.1/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Known for its impressive collection of contemporary pieces as well as for its building's design, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Nykytaiteen Museo) 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. Make Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Nykytaiteen Museo) a centerpiece of your Helsinki vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Helsinki tour planner.
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  • It is near the train station, inserted in a park where locals take advantage of the "few" days of Sun to mingle! Good to pause in hiking. The same building with modern architecture is well inserted in place.
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  • I had read some "meh" reviews of this museum, so I went in with low expectations. However, I loved it and it was one of the highlights for me in Helsinki. Its modern art (yes, cue the eye roll) but it...  read more »
  • Kiasma is the world's modern art scene. There, one can see the modern art what you otherwise would see a historiaalliseen of art centering on Ateumissa should be fantastical. The modern art of big surfaces are huge, they are not because of its size, suitable for normal homes. Modern artists make art in public spaces, where it can see. Modern art to be good, and many of the elements of modern art are doing it to try to influence people. It is a State of consciousness räjäyttävää in many ways.
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  • The building as such is worth a visit wether you like contemporary art or not - and so is the café! Pricey admission to the exhibitions.
  • Interesting contemporary art museum with yearly rennovating excebitions
  • Not only inspiring but also nice and friendly atmosphere. Great place to visit!
  • They have interesting exhibition usually. Also I love the building. It is very busy place.
  • Must visit museum in Helsinki! Many exhibitions with contemporary art, plus the building itself is a piece of art.
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