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Kansallisgalleria, Helsinki

4.2
#3 of 51 in Museums in Helsinki
Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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. Plan to visit Kansallisgalleria and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Helsinki attractions using our Helsinki travel route planning website.
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  • This centrally located museum has Finland's oldest and largest collection of art. In addition to the beloved Finnish classics, the museum offers interesting temporary exhibitions. On our visit...  more »
  • Great stroll around ateneum Again. Never a disappointment- always gives you insight to the Finnish cultureand history. Worth going..  more »
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