Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Nykytaiteen Museo), Helsinki

(4.1/5 based on 700+ 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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  • Not many exhibits throughout much of. Until 10 a.m. on the central station you can't get inside access is good. Children have made trips in learning. Upon entering in the coat and big bag system deposit in the cloakroom. The Hotel Cafe on the first floor where you can sip tea.
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  • Interesting building with interesting exhibition. At the time I was visiting, there was a exhibition of Mona Hatoum that I found interesting. But the main reason was a photography exhibition of Meeri ...  more »
  • We were lucky enough to see two excellent, thought provoking exhibitions within. Fantastic space, information in various languages, cafe and easy access for all.  more »
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  • The building is very impressive on the inside. Two hours went so quickly while exploring the art.
  • Amazing modern art. Absolutely recommend the place. It's in the very centre of the city and is free to under 18-year-olds. Remember, that this museum isn't open on Mondays! The cafe here is ok, but a bit too pricey in my opinion.
  • Great art, free wi-fi and a realy nice coffee shop. Don't forget to have a look in the gift shop!
  • Great modern museum with a variety of regular art installations and interactive ones. Not a huge fan of contemporary art but this one of the best I've been to.
  • Building is nice and still looks modern. Worth visiting for contemporary art fans.