Visitor instructions

These are the current instructions for a safe museum visit to the National Museum of Finland.

  • All PRICES and OPENING TIMES. Tickets are available for purchase from the online shop, and also from the museum. Please note that the tickets are sold at lower price on online shop.
  • The National Museum will be closed from 16.10.2023 due to renovation and new construction for 2–3 years. Our last day of opening is Sunday 15 October 2023.
  • Backpacks, large bags, umbrellas and drinks and food must be left in storage.

The National Museum aims to provide physically and mentally safe places for our museum visitors and staff during both regular and unprecedented times.

Online ticket sales

Entrance tickets to the National Museum are available for purchase in advance from the online shop. Tickets can be purchased well in advance or even on the same day. A maximum of nine tickets may be purchased in one go. Museum Card holders and others who are entitled to free entry may reserve their entry slot in advance.

Ticket prices are cheaper in the online shop than when purchased from the museum. Purchasing a ticket does not require registration. Click here to purchase entrance tickets online. Once you have made your purchase, you will receive a confirmation message, which includes additional instructions for your arrival at the museum.

Taking photographs

You can take photos for your own use and use a normal flash light. You can publish pictures on your own social media channels. For other publishing purposes please contact: