Visit Villa Gyllenberg

The Villa Gyllenberg Art Museum is situated in Helsinki, on the island of Kuusisaari. Welcome!

Opening hours

Wednesdays 3-7PM
Sundays 12-4PM

Exceptions to opening hours

The museum is closed on:

24-25.6.2017, Midsummer
30.10-21.11.2017, Change of exhibition
6.12.2017, Independence Day
24.12.2017, Christmas Eve
31.12.2017, New Year's Eve

Address

Kuusisaarenpolku 11, 00340 Helsinki.

You will find us here

Phone

Villa Gyllenberg (during opening hours): 09-481333.

The office (Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm): 09-647390.

Admission fees

  • Normal admission: 10 €
  • Reduced admission (pensioners and students): 8 €
  • HBL Card: 2 for 1 (10 €)
  • Joint ticket with the Didrichsen Art Museum: 18 €
  • Children under 18 years: 0 €
  • ICOM: 0 €
  • The Museum Card: 0 / 59,90 / 64,90 €

You can purchase the Museum Card from our museum, or online. You'll find more information about the Museum Card here.

We accept both credit cards and cash.  

How to get there

Buses 194 and 195 from Kamppi (bus stop nr. 69 on Fredrikinkatu, next to Tennispalatsi), buses 551 and 552 also drive past the museum. You can make your way all the way to Munkkiniemi with buses 14, 18 and 39, or by the tram nr. 4 or by city bike. You can either take a bus or walk from Munkkiniemi to Kuusisaari.

You can also take the metro to Otaniemi and hop on bus nr. 194, 195, 551 or 552. 

The bus stop closest to us i called Kuusisaarenkuja, and it's right next to the parking lot of Didrichsen Art Museum. Follow the street called Kuusisaarenpolku, you'll find us on the right at the end of the street.

Search for routes and schedules here

Feeling sporty, or just in the mood for some breathtaking sceneries? You can also arrive by bike or by foot following beautiful routes along the Helsinki coast lines, or you could even arrive by kayak! We don't have a dock, but it's possible to get ashore on the northern shore. Ask your accommodation or Helsinki Tourist Information more about ways of getting around in the city.   

Parking

Visitors can park their cars in the museum's parking lot or along Kuusisaarenpolku.

Groups and tours

Groups can visit the museum both during and outside the opening hours. 

You can book a private tour for your group by e-mailing villa(at)gyllenbergs.fi or by phoning 09-647390 (Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm). 

The price of a private tour is 70 € on weekdays and 100 € on week-ends.

The maximum amount of persons per group is 40 pax. We need another guide if the group includes more than 40 persons, which costs 50 €.

We will charge 50 € per extra hour if a group that visits the museum outside the opening hours wishes to stay more than 2 hours at the museum. 

Tours for school and student groups cost 40 €. The maximum amount of pupils aged 10-18 years is 30 pupils/group, and 15 pupils/group for children under 10 years.  

Café Signe

Villa Gyllenberg has a small cafe that is open during the museum's opening hours. 

Accessibility

The new side of the museum is accessible for everyone. The accessible entrance is by the counter, there's a lift in the gallery and there is also a wheelchair available. Our special exhibitions are usually on the new side of the museum. 

The old side of the museum is less accessible due to numerous steps and a staircase leading upstairs.

Other things to do in the Kuusisaari area

The Didrichsen Art Museum is also situated on Kuusisaari, just 400 meters from Villa Gyllenberg.

Other sights close by are e.g. the Seurasaari Open-Air-Museum, the studio of Alvar Aalto, and Tamminiemi Villa

In Lehtisaari, just a short walk from Villa Gyllenberg, you'll find restaurant Old Jerusalem and also a small super market (Alepa). In Munkkiniemi you'll find plenty of coffee shops, e.g. café Torpanranta that's open every day of the week and all year round.

Villa Gyllenberg opening hours

Wed 15-19
Sun 12-16

Closed: 6.12, 24.12, 31.12

Group bookings by e-mail

Admission fee
Adults 10 €
Reduced admission (pensioners and students) 8 €
Children under 18 years 0 €
With the Museum Card