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Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

 
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added on the 1st of November, 2010
Among all the museums of Finland (and there is a significant number of them), this one is the biggest and the most interesting. If you are an art-lover, the Ateneum Art Museum should be one of the first things you visit in the city.

The most prominent Finnish artists have their works displayed in the museum, and the temporary exhibitions are always top-notch. There are several original pieces by Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin on display. One of the most interesting displays is the collection of Finnish paintings of scenes from the Kalevala.

Address:
Brunnsgatan 2, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

Price:
Adults: 9 €
Students: 7 €
Free admission for children under 18

Opening Hours:
Tue, Fri 10–18
Wed, Thu 10–20
Sat, Sun 11–17

On the web:
http://www.ateneum.fi/

 
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