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Kansallisgalleria, Helsinki

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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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  • It is one of the museums of Helsinki which includes many things. It is the Museum that allows to clearly show the offset with the art of home what's interesting culturally speaking after it's to everyone's opinion if you like this kind of art which is darker than in France for example.
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  • Ateneum is not that big art museum. It takes about 2-3 hours to explore all the pieces of art. In spring 2018 there is an exhibition of Adel Abidin, which I find extremely interesting and worth seeing...  more »
  • A small but excellent collection of a range of art from Finnish artists that covers a range of themes and styles. We came here after visiting the modern art museum and enjoyed the contrast of Finland’...  more »
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