Visitor information

Welcome to Kiasma! On this page we have gathered key information about visiting the museum, including admission prices, opening hours and accessibility.

Opening hours

Tue–Fri 10–20.30
Sat 10–18
Sun 10–17
Mon closed

Ticket sales end at the museum 30 minutes before closing time.

Exceptions to opening hours


  • 30.3.2023 at 10–15


  • 6.4.2023 at 10–17
  • 7.4.2023 Closed
  • 8.4.2023 at 10–17
  • 9.4.2023 at 10–17, Easter
  • 10.4.2023 Closed, Easter Monday
  • 26.4.2023 at 10–16
  • 27.4.2023 at 10–15
  • 30.4.2023 at 10–17, May Day's Eve


  • 1.5.2023 Closed, May Day
  • 18.5.2023 at 10–17, Ascension Day


  • 22.6.2023 at 10–17
  • 23.6.2023–24.6.2023 Closed, midsummer
  • 25.6.2023 at 10–17


  • 7.9.2023 at 10–15


  • 5.10.2023 at 10–15


  • 6.12.2023 Closed, Independence Day
  • 23.12.2023 at 10–17
  • 24.12.2023–25.12.2023 Closed, Christmas
  • 26.12.2023 at 10–17
  • 31.12.2023 at 10–17, New Year's Eve


Museum ticket €20
Discounted admission €12
Under 18-year-olds €0
Museum Card: free entry

Your receipt serves as ticket. Please show the receipt when requested.

The Kiasma Theatre ticket prices are listed next to the info on performances. The Kiasma Theatre ticket includes admission to the exhibitions on the day of the performance.


  • 18–24 year-olds
  • students
  • pensioners
  • unemployed
  • conscripts
  • non-military servicemen and women

Concession cards

  • Club One: € 2 discount off regular admission / max. 2 visitors.

Payment methods

We accept cash, debit and credit cards.

We accept as admission payment the following vouchers: Smartum, Virikeseteli, TyKy-payment, ePassi, Edenred, SmartumPay and Finnish National Gallery gift vouchers.

Annual passes

  • Museum Card: €76 per year for a new card or €69,5 per year for the renewal of an existing card and €76 for the renewal of a not valid Museum Card. You can buy a Museum Card at the Kiasma info desk!
  • Annual pass to Finnish National Gallery for art students, visual artists and teachers working in Finland €30

Free admission

Free admission for all on the first Friday of the month.

Admission is always free for

  • Under 18-year-olds
  • Assistants for the disabled

Admission is always free with the following cards

  • Museum Card
  • ICOM
  • Helsinki Card
  • Kaikukortti

Location and how to get here

Kiasma is situated in the centre of Helsinki, near public transport stations.

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Mannerheiminaukio 2,
Helsinki, Finland

Use public transport

Kiasma is situated in the centre of Helsinki, near public transport stations. The central railway station and the Kamppi bus terminal are both 300 metres from Kiasma.

The closest metro stations are Central Railway Station and Kamppi.

The closest tram stop is Lasipalatsi, which is about 150 metres from Kiasma.

Come by bike

Kiasma is situated at a node of bicycle routes in the centre of Helsinki, along the Baana bicycle corridor.

Bicycle racks can be found between Kiasma and Postitalo and between Kiasma and Sanomatalo. The closest city bike rental station is located in front of Postitalo.

Come by car

Kiasma has no dedicated parking. The closest parking facility is P-Eliel (paid parking).


Kiasma takes accessibility seriously. We want to make the museum visit accessible and enjoyable for all our guests. Kiasma is a disability card destination.

Services for visitors with children


Disability parking is located between Kiasma and the Postitalo building. The access road is located between Kiasma and Postitalo when driving towards Sanomatalo.

Special needs taxis can bring customers to the front door.

Kiasma is fully accessible

  • There is a wall switch that opens the front door
  • All floors can be reached with a lift.
  • The upper landing in Kiasma Theatre is fully accessible. If you need a wheelchair space, we recommend you contact Kiasma’s info beforehand.
  • Accessible restrooms are located on the first and fifth floors. They are designed to accommodate children as well.

Technical aids

  • An induction loop system has been installed at the information desk, Kiasma Theatre and Seminar Room.
  • You can borrow a wheelchair, wheeled walker (rollator), walking stick or crutches, as well as a baby stroller from the cloakroom.
  • We also loan portable folding chairs. Our staff will be happy to assist.

Personal assistants

Disabled persons’ personal assistants have free entry to Kiasma.

Guide and assistance dogs

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome at Kiasma.

Services for visually impaired visitors

Our staff are happy to help visually impaired visitors.

The cloakroom has visual aids, such as flashlights and magnifying classes, that you can borrow.

Guided tours for special groups

We recommend booking a guided tour for groups. All tours can be tailored for the needs of special groups. We provide descriptive tours for visually impaired visitors. Tell us about your needs when you book your tour!

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Kiasma have a cloakroom?

Kiasma has a free, staffed cloakroom and lockers as well. Backpacks, large bags and umbrellas, as well as heavy and wet coats must be left in the cloakroom to protect the artworks. You may accidentally damage a work when you turn.

Remember to leave water bottles and other consumables in the cloakroom. If you need to carry a water bottle for health reasons, tell the staff.

Can I leave luggage in Kiasma?

We do not provide a luggage service. Our cloakroom does not accommodate suitcases.

Can I eat my packed lunch in Kiasma?

For the safety of the artworks, no food or drink is allowed in the galleries. Water bottles must be left in the cloakroom or locker. If, for medical reasons, you need to have something to drink during your visit, consult our staff.

Can I draw or take photos in Kiasma?

Sketching and drawing is allowed in Kiasma. You can borrow a drawing board from the cloakroom.

You can take photographs in Kiasma for your personal use. You may also publish photos on social media.

If you want to take photos for commercial purposes, such as product promotion or advertising, contact:

If you want to use Kiasma as a set for a photo shoot, please get in touch with us.

Does Kiasma have free Wi-Fi?

Kiasma has free Wi-Fi. It’s called KIASMA FREE.

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