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Ateneum Art Museum

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Address: Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Museum in the heart of Helsinki city center

Located in front of railway square, you wont miss it.This museum housed the biggest collection of Classical art in Finland. walking distance from the Finnish National Theater... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Evanston, Illinois
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Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in front of railway square, you wont miss it.This museum housed the biggest collection of Classical art in Finland. walking distance from the Finnish National Theater which is opposite of it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ateneum is mainly a painting museum with also some sculptures and temporary collections. Now they have an excellent collection of Modigliani work, influence and history. Amazing and I believe a unique place to meet so much from such great artist. It finishes first week of February so you need to speed up. A MUST to visit if coming to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great exhibition - left wanting to see moore, Modiglianis work is just exceptional!! Worth the trip to Helsinki 😃

Thank Erijo65
Pirkkala, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Amedeo Modigliani's art was a delight to see at Ateneum. Versatile collection of his art was presented, can highly recommend. Did not visit the permanent exhibition this time, as it is familiar to us (worth of seeing as well).

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I have already been at Ateneum several times and never left it disappointed. The permanent exhibition provides a good insight into Finnish culture and traditions. However, the temporary exhibitions are the reason to visit Ateneum every time I'm in Helsinki. They are perfectly chosen, often showing Nordic artists (Tove Jansson, Helen Schjerfbeck, ...), but also a lot of others, such... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We initially went to this museum to see the Modigliani exhibition which was superbly displayed and very informative and interesting. The best exhibition on this artist we have ever seen. The rest of the gallery is mainly devoted to a very wide selection of Finnish art and we really enjoyed this. The setting is very impressive as you access the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A good place to visit while in Helsinki for a couple for hours. The cloakroom and the lockers to deposit your coats and backpacks are free of charge. (Although the lockers needed a €1 euro coin to lock it, it will be return when u opened the locker) Admission fee is £15, which I feel is bit on the high... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

The museum has a great collection of art and special exhibits. I was there when there was an Alice Neel exhibit and that was great. The museum is not so large as to get lost. It is a good sized place so as not to get an overload. Collection is set up very succinctly and we'll planned.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Beautiful building, really good exhibitions with some of the most amazing paintings Ive seen. I never knew Finland had so many brilliant painters. Do yourself a favor and visit!

Thank Tine J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

As there was a temporary exhibition on Modigliani, I also visited the rest of the museum, and coulee appreciate the little know culture from Finland; interesting iff you have 2 hours to save.

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