Covid-19 Information – updated 10.1.2022
All guided tours, lectures and events will be cancelled due to updated Covid-19 regulations between 28.12.2021–31.1.2022. All our museum visitors must present their Covid 19 -certifications before entering the museum. Certification is not required from children under 16 years. We require our visitors to wear a face mask in the museum facilities. Please note that our toilets are located by the entrance hall at Tarvaspää Cafe Zoceria.
Read more about safe museum visit from this link.
Museum and cafe are open Mon-Sun 11 am to 6 pm. Last day of summer opening times is Sunday 29th of August. After this date the museum is closed on Mondays.
Autumn, winter, spring
In 2021 starting from Monday 31 August – sunday 15 May
Tue. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sun. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
15 May – 30 August, open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 24.-25.12.
Closed on Midsummer eve 25th of June
The museum is closed when changing exhibition: 31.1.-11.2. and 5.9.-16.9.2022
10 € Adults
7 € Seniors
5 € Students, unemployed
Free entrance for children under 18
The café-restaurant is open during museum hours. Tarvaspää Cafe Zoceria offers fine meeting and festive facilities for private and corporate use.
Inquiries and bookings:
In Finnish at 1 p.m. on Sundays and during summer on Wednesdays at 1 pm.
In Swedish at 2 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month.
In English during summer (15 May to 31 August) on the first Saturday of the month at 2 p.m.
Participation in the guided tours with the museum ticket.
During the summer 2021 guided tours are held at the museum garden because of the Covid situation. During the tour you will familiarise yourself with the life of Akseli Gallen-Kallela and his family. Atelier studio Tarvaspää offers a great setting to talk about Finnish architecture and art of Gallen-Kallela. The themes of our current exhibition are introduced during the tour, and you can then continue to the exhibition independently. Most of the exhibition texts are available with English and Swedish translations.
You can reserve your place in the guided tour in our Vello. Choose first Guided tour from the services list, and the a Saturday you prefer.
Booked guided tours
Weekdays 65€ (Finnish, Swedish or English)
Weekends and public holidays 75€ (Finnish, Swedish or English)
Enquiries and bookings
email@example.com, 010 406 88 40
Photographing without flash is allowed.
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How to find Gallen-Kallela Museum
Tram no. 4 to Munkkiniemi. An approximately 2-kilometre walk via Munkinpuisto park from the Munkkiniemen puistotie (Laajalahden aukio) tram stop.
Bus 502 (Merihaka – Meilahti – Leppävaara) 1,5 km from the Tarvaspääntie stop.
Bus 113 (Westend – Tapiola (M) – Leppävaara), approximately 1.5 km from the Majurinkulma stop.
Bus 202 (Helmipöllönmäki – Leppävaara – Vitikka), approximately 1.5 km from the Tarvaspääntie stop .
Bus 550 (Westend – Leppävaara – Itäkeskus) 1.6 km from the Laajalahdenristi stop via Ruukinrannantie.
The Gallen-Kallela Museum is in the HSL ticket zone B.
By car from the Vermonsolmu exit on the Turunväylä motorway or from the Kehä I ring road. Follow the signs. HOX! Altered trafic arrangements. If you need a handicap parking space, there is one next to café.
By city bike, the city bike station is loceted on the parking lot. For more information and city bike stations: https://kaupunkipyorat.hsl.fi/en/stations