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Best things to do in Helsinki

Art Museum
“Kiasma, the museum of modern art, is right at the heart of Helsinki city centre.”
138 locals recommend
Art Museum
“A great art museum and an even greater building. Mostly classical art, paintings and sculptures. I work here so had to mention it. :D”
83 locals recommend
Art Museum
“An ambitious contemporary art museum well worth checking out. The unfortunate abbreviation makes many think of sandwich topping made of pork's booty, but the only hunger you'll satisfy here is that for aesthetic revelation. Also admire the architecture of the so-called Tennis Palace housing the museum, as well a gigantic multiplex movie theatre. There was, however, never any tennis played here. Instead it was used as a basketball court in the 1952 Olympic Games. But that's another story. ”
50 locals recommend
History Museum
“This museum is full of artifacts relating to our heritage through the ages ”
39 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Finnish Natural History Museum's exhibitions show the diversity of nature. The "Finnish Nature" exhibition offers a fascinating journey through Finland from the southern coast to the northern fells. Also a very fun museum for kids.”
39 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Must visit to see modern art and design as well as architecture of the place.”
23 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Kunsthalle Helsinki - Contemporary art and design in a beautiful venue, since 1928. Each year, Kunsthalle Helsinki hosts 5-7 major exhibitions, in addition to special events and a cross-disciplinary programme. The focus of the exhibitions is on contemporary art but the exhibition programme also includes design and architecture. ”
22 locals recommend
Library
“A newly opened public library, with national film archive's film theatre, and alot of other facilities”
19 locals recommend
History Museum
“Kansallismuseo tarjoaa juuri sitä mitä siltä voi odottaakin. Museossa on myös usein vaihtuvia näyttelyitä. / Finnish National Museum is exactly what one may expect. The museum has also several changing expeditions.”
9 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“This art gallery presents changing high-quality contemporary art exhibitions. A modern gallery definitely worth a visit!”
7 locals recommend
Library
“One of the oldest public libraries in Finland. Fine architecture and cozy atmosphere.”
9 locals recommend
Store
“Lokal is a concept store and home to independent Finnish art, design and craft. Besides the unique art pieces in the gallery space, there is a wide array of selected products from some of the leading names in ceramics, furniture, art prints and kitchen ware.”
8 locals recommend
College Library
“Helsinki University library. Books, peace and architecture. Check the views from the balcony 7th floor! ”
6 locals recommend
Museum
“Helsinki Art Museum is very close to the flat and has excellent expeditions, now exhibiting until end of Feb 2016 Ai Weiwei, the most famous Chinese artist in the world!”
8 locals recommend
College Library
“An exquisite old library of the old school, when libraries were full of books, the buildings were a piece of artwork in themselves...”
5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“I regularly visit this excellent art gallery. Galerie Forsblom is the leading art gallery in Helsinki.”
4 locals recommend