Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki

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Known for its impressive collection of contemporary pieces as well as for its building's design, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma will expose you to new, fascinating works of art. Designed by American architect Steven Holl, this museum was founded in 1990 and opened in 1998. The Finnish National Gallery's contemporary collection resides here. View over 8,500 pieces of artwork, primarily collected from Finland and nearby countries. Visit the museum's cafe or pick up a souvenir at its on-site shop. Using our online itinerary creator, Helsinki attractions like Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Kiasma is located as centrally as can be. There are handfull of exhibitions which are renewed in rotating fashion so there is always something new to see. Baltic Sea region artist were on the agenda t...  more »
  • In the Kiasma, there to see modern art of various kinds in a contemporary setting. Even the architecture of the building because of worth visiting here! The admission price is quite steep with 14 euro, especially considering the fact that some areas were closed due to change in exhibition (mid March 2018) each work of art must please not everyone, but especially with younger children I would this Museum definitely not visit... Rather disappointing the shop of the Museum: in many cases, this is the true gem of the Museum, but only a shop for little more than post cards...
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  • Even if you are not a fan of contemporary art the Museum is a great spot for a nice bite to eat at the cafe that has a great seating area and windows looking out. The view of the architecture from the...  more »
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  • Wonderful exhibitions. Won't post pictures as to not detract from the experience of personally viewing. Some very progressive (by American standards) exhibitions regarding sexuality that I very much enjoyed. They currently have an exhibit by Vladislav Mamyshev Monroe that was lovely.
  • One of the best contemporary art museums in Europe. It's architecture is truly great as well.
  • Unfortunately when we were there, most of the exhibitions were under renewal. We weren’t informed while buying tickets. So we ended up paying for only two exhibitions. I highly advise to check current exhibitions before visit.
  • It’s a nice art museum with quite some exhibitions. However not as kids ( under 7yo) friendly as i thought it might be.
  • Kiasma is the museum of modern arts located just next to Helsinki railway station. The display of collections is frequency updated and new interesting names is frequently introduced. The architecture of the site is interesting if you like that kind of thing and you can walk through the key points quite quickly if you do not have too much time.
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