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Kansallisgalleria, Helsinki

4.2
#3 of 51 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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  • This place is dull, the art is dull and is small. The entrace fee is far too expensive for what you see. I am a person who loves going to a gallery or museum but unless you are interested in...  more »
  • It is a very comprehensive museum and you need a couple of hours to view it. The top floor is devoted to temporary exhibition, and the one I saw had 130 paintings no less! It is not cheap as museums.....  more »
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