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National Museum Conference & banqueting facilities

The National Museum of Finland
Mannerheimintie 34
00100 Helsinki
Tue-Sun 11 am - 6 pm
Closed Mondays
In addition to its museum and exhibition activities, the National Museum also offers an excellent venue for organising various events, such as meetings, seminars and publication events.

The museum's spacious auditorium, which is equipped with modern technology, is suitable for events of 50-200 persons. Also for rent is a separate room for group sessions, which seats 20 persons.

The museum cafeteria conveniently caters coffee and lunch on request. The services are provided in the foyer area next to the auditorium. The sit-down lunch option seats up to 100 persons. All serving areas are fully licensed.

Offer your guests a slice of history

In addition to your own programme, you can offer your guests a guided tour of Finnish history or other exhibitions at the museum. The exhibitions at the National Museum tell stories of life over a period of 10,000 years.

Exhibitions of the National Museum of Finland

Permanent exhibitions from Middle Ages to the 19th century

Temporary exhibitions
Ilmakuva rajattu
The National Museum of Finland

Booking of auditorium:
Tel. + 358 295 33 6905
e-mail: kokouspalvelut@kansallismuseo.fi
Kanresta Oy
Ms. Anne Malkamo
Tel. + 358 46 6058 343
e-mail: museoravintolat@kanresta.fi

Rental of facilities 2018 (including VAT 24 %)


The museum's auditorium on the ground floor seats 212.
Modern audiovisual facilities: video projector, connections for PC's, overhead projector, document camera, two slide projectors, DVD player, CD player and a fast Internet connection. There is a separate entrance from street level next to the main staircase leading directly to the auditorium and foyer on the ground floor.

View a panorama of the auditorium

Full day
Maximum 8 hours, 1 200 €/ 1 800 €/ 2 500 € (max 80 persons/ max 140 persons/ max 220 persons)

Half day
Maximum 4 hours,  800 €/ 1 200 €/ 1 600 €  (max 80 persons/ max 140 persons/ max 220 persons)


Meeting room

A separate room for group sessions next to the auditorium is rented only in connection with auditorium events. The room seats approximately 20 persons. Its basic equipment consists of an overhead projector, a flip chart and a slide projector.

Full day, € 400
Half day, € 200

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Entrance hall

It is possible to rent the entrance hall for private use after the museum closes (after 6 pm and whole day on Mondays). The space is ideal for cocktail parties, small dinners and publication events.

In the entrance hall, you can give your guests a unique experience in the most magnificent public space in Helsinki under the Kalevala-themed frescoes by Akseli Gallen-Kallela.

View a panorama of the entrance hall

Evening event 2 500 € (sitting dinner max 110 persons/ cocktail events 70-250 persons)
With auditorium 1 300 €

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Full day, 1 150 €
Half day, 700 €

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Cafeteria and restaurant services

Restaurant services for events held at the National Museum can be ordered from museum cafeteria. The services are provided in the foyer area next to the auditorium. The cafeteria seats 50, with an additional 50 seats in the outdoor area in the adjacent courtyard. Fully licensed.


Maximum 8 hours, 700 €

Pakolainen,evakko,ihminen 10 STi

Auditorion pohjakartta

Ground floor plan 
(click image for larger version)