Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki

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Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Known for its impressive collection of contemporary pieces as well as for its building's design, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma will expose you to new, fascinating works of art. Designed by American architect Steven Holl, this museum was founded in 1990 and opened in 1998. The Finnish National Gallery's contemporary collection resides here. View over 8,500 pieces of artwork, primarily collected from Finland and nearby countries. Visit the museum's cafe or pick up a souvenir at its on-site shop. Using our online itinerary creator, Helsinki attractions like Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The museum is only 22 years old but the elaborate zinc plates covering it haven't taken well to Finnish winter and are leaking. When American Steven Holl won the architectural competition his design.....  more »
  • We have visited this museum many times. Sometimes the exhibitions are quite strange like on our visit this time. On the top 5th floor was a 32-minute long video work by Doug Aitken. The screens were....  more »
  • The building itself is well designed and interesting to see from the inside. The expositions are quite interesting although there were only 2. The restaurant and shop are also worth a visit, great atmosphere! Free on the first Friday of the month.
  • I like this museum. There are always interesting exhibitions. It changes every 3 - 6 months, you can see here modern art, abstractionism, contemporary cinema and music, photos and old fashion things. I would like to come here again.

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