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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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  • As soon as you get out of the south side from the central station, you will see. First of all, I am fascinated by the splendor of its appearance. It is not large enough to be seen from the outside, but it is a high quality exhibition. The location is good and the room is very comfortable.
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  • Located right in the centre of the city, this museum provides a great overview of Finnish art. Another pleasant surprise was to admire some of the world's true greats - Gauguin, van Gogh, Cezanne, Mun...  more »
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