Welcome to Joensuu Art Museum!
Joensuu Art Museum is located in the centre of Joensuu. The museum's permanent exhibitions include Finnish art, a collection of Eastern Orthodox icons, antiquities, Chinese art and European church art. The museum also organizes 3–5 temporary exhibitions a year, presenting artists from Finland and abroad.
Upcoming tours in English
- Wed, April 10, 5 pm Game of Four: Contemporary Estonian art. Guided tour to the current exhibition.
The tour is included in the ticket price, duration 30 mins
Feb 7 – May 5: Game of Four – Alice Kask, Neeme Külm, Jass Kaselaan & Holger Loodus
Contemporary Estonian art.
May 23 – Oct 27: Blue And Red – Nanna Susi & Canal Cheong-Jagerroos
Nanna Susi is a Finnish artist known for her expressionistic, colourful paintings. Canal Cheong-Jagerroos is a Chinese artist who combines traditional Chinese art and Western style.
From Nov 7: Reijo Turunen & Harri Turunen
Paintings and sculptures by two North Karelian artists.
Closed on Mondays
During the summer season (May 23 – Oct 27, 2019) we open at 10.
Jan 1 closed
Jan 6 closed
Feb 3 closed
Apr 19-22 closed
Apr 30 closing at 3 pm
May 1 closed
May 11-12 closed
May 19 closed
May 29 closing at 3 pm
May 30 closed
Jun 21-23 closed
Aug 23 open 3-10 pm (Joen yö town festival)
Nov 2-3 closed
Dec 6 closed
Dec 24-26 closed
Jan 1, 2020 closed
Changes may occur.
Museum ticket 5 € (summer: 7 €)
Students, pensioners, unemployed, children (7–18 years) 3 €
Children under 7 for free
Family ticket (2 adults, 1–3 children) 11 €
Groups of more than 10 persons 3 €/person
Club card (valid for 12 months) 30 €/adults, 20 €/children
Museum Card 69/64 €
Free Saturdays 2019
Free entry to the museum on the following Saturdays:
2.2. / 2.3. / 6.4. / 4.5. / 7.9. / 5.10. / 9.11. / 7.12.
Special Days 2019
Free entry on International Museum Day (May 18), Joen yö festival (Aug 23) and Joensuu Day (Nov 29).
Valentine's Day (Feb 14) two for the price of one, International Women's Day (Mar 8) two women for the price of one.
Book a guided tour
Guided tours to the museum are available by advance booking.
- Guided tour in English or Russian: 62 € (Saturdays 64 €, Sundays and public holidays 124 €)
- Guided tour in Finnish: 57 € (Saturdays 59 €, Sundays and public holidays 114 €)
Bookings and enquiries
Tel. + 358 13 3375388
In our Museum Shop you can buy Joensuu Art Museum's own publications, art-themed products, such as postcards, posters, umbrellas, canvas bags and pocket mirrors, as well as hand-made Finnish jewellery.
There is a lounge area on the ground floor with sofas, books and magazines. You can visit the lounge for free during the museum's opening hours to sit and rest, meet friends or read. Free WiFi!