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Kansallisgalleria, Helsinki

4.2
#3 of 52 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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  • Went into the middle of Helsinki for a walkaround and went to this art museum. Wonderful presentation of Finnish painters. Glad we went in.  more »
  • The basic exhibition has a great collection of Finland's Best and well known Artists. The exhibition hall is quite dark, which might give a feeling of coziness, but I would appreciate more light...  more »
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