Guided tours and workshops

Guided tour

Open Guided Tours for the Public begin again in March 2015

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma closed for renovation. Open Guided Tours for the Public begin again in March 2015.

Learn all about topical exhibitions at Kiasma! The guided tour gives you information about the themes of the exhibitions, the background of the works, and the artists’ practice. With normal museum ticket.

In English: on the first Saturday of each month at 14.00 In July–August, every Saturday at 14.00
In Swedish: on the first Saturday of each month at 13.00
In Finnish:
every Friday at 18.00

Architecture Tour of Kiasma

Learn about the famous museum designed by Steven Holl. With normal museum ticket.

In English: the second Saturday of every month at 13.00
In Finnish: the second Saturday of every month at 14.00

Book a tailored tour for your group

Our guides will share the secrets of contemporary art and of the Kiasma building with you. A guided tour of Kiasma is a great occasion for meeting friends, a workplace recreation day, a birthday or a stag party! Let us know your interests or choose a suitable tour from the list.

Tour duration
is about one hour.
Group size is 1–25 persons. Ask about deals for larger groups.
Tour fee / group: €70 on weekdays, €85 on Sundays. Museum admission is not included.
The tour languages are Finnish, Swedish, English, Russian and Italian.

Ideas for guided tours

Love and hate
Kiasma tour
Architecture tour
Kiasma monster´s tour for children

How to book a tour

Tours should be booked at least one week in advance. Contact tour bookings, tel. +358 (0)294 500 500 (Mon-Fri 9­-15). Enquiries by e-mail:


Bookings may be cancelled or changed without penalty one week or more before the booked time. Cancellations and changes can be made by sending an e-mail to or by phone, tel. +358 (0)294 500 500 (Mon-Fri 9-15). A penalty equal to the price of the tour shall be charged for bookings that have not been cancelled one week or more before the booked time.

Book a workshop for your group

Kiasma workshops are a perfect way to spend a couple of hours with art on any day. All workshops include a visit to the exhibitions, which also serve as inspiration for the workshop activities.

“Doing together“ workshops

Total duration of visit 2–3 hours.
Group size 1–15 persons. Extra persons (16-20) 30 euros/person. Larger groups order two workshops.
Fee: Tue–Sat, € 400. The fee covers materials, admission to the museum and workshop instruction.

Theme: Different Group Portrait

Creating a different portrait of the old group. Why not take a bold step away from your everyday selves and pose as police, ballerinas or swimming coaches? The workshop starts with the creation of costumes and a banner for the group from a limited selection of exciting materials. Participants will get the group portrait to take home with them.

Other workshops

Getting to know contemporary art
Your very own babies’ colour workshop
Workshops for school groups (in Finnish)

Enquiries and bookings

Call +358 (0)294 500 500 (Mon – Fri from 9 am–3 pm) or e-mail

Escort Service

See theatre in a new way! Attend a performance in the company of a professional performance artist. Indicate in your message which performance you are coming to see and when. We will book a ticket for you and arrange a date with your escort.