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Kansallisgalleria, Helsinki

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#3 of 50 in Museums in Helsinki
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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  • The contents of this art museum was impressing, presenting a wide variety of mainly Finnish art and artists. Many of these were unknown to us, so we got an excellent oppurtunity to learn about "new" a...  more »
  • Museum not large but contains all the most important works of art. Kids free up to 18 years.
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  • This is a very nice place to see the Finnish art collection as it will take you about 1-2 hours the most to visit.  more »
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