Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki

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#4 of 50 in Museums in Helsinki
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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  • Exhibitions for the moment require some artistry of their visitors to be appreciated.The goal of making contemporary art available to as many as possible feels a little hard this September month.Popul...  more »
  • I have never met an art museum or gallery I didn't like. This one was very cool on many levels: the space age exterior, the interactive exhibits on offer, and the variety of media shown and showcased....  more »
  • We were able to get free entry to Kiasma as it was the first Friday of the month. This is a spacious museum with a number of interesting exhibitions. Probably not for young children. I enjoyed the vid...  more »
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  • Modern, spacious, well-organized. I like that they experiment fresh, risky, provocative ideas all the time. The exhibitions may not always be significantly striking but never fail to open your mind as well as extend your imagination. Some piece of arts are "quite not there" and seem to be made by a try-hard art student, but isn't it the nature of contemporary arts? The building is a state of art and worth a visiting itself.
  • The museum building is a masterpiece itself. Interesting exhibitions one after another. Always a great place to visit. The museum's shop is also definitely worth checking out!
  • This place has free entrance once per month, just check the schedule. I was so lucky to for this day. However, exhibitions were really very boring at that moment. It isn't so interesting like Atenium. I hope they will find some appropriate work which will be interesting for visitors.
  • Stunning building, easy layout. Accessible to people with mobility difficulties. The cafeteria served fantastic food at a reasonable price. All the staff spoke english. The art on display was both thought provoking and entertaining.
  • As always a wonderful building to walk into. Nowadays they have top artists too. Absolutely mind blowing Grayson Perry exhibition on the top floor. If you do ANYTHING this summer in Helsinki go and see it!
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