In English

Welcome to Joensuu Art Museum!

Joensuu Art Museum is located in the centre of Joensuu, in a beautiful neo-renaissance building near the marketplace. The museum's permanent exhibitions include Finnish art from 1850s to modern days, 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

  • Wednesday, August 14 at 17:00 Guided tour to the summer exhibition Blue and Red: Nanna Susi & Canal Cheong Jagerroos
  • Wednesday, August 28 at 17:00 Guided tour to the summer exhibition Blue and Red: Nanna Susi & Canal Cheong Jagerroos

These tours are included in the museum ticket price. Duration 30 minutes.

Exhibition Calendar 2019

Feb 7–May 5
Game of Four: Alice Kask, Neeme Külm, Jass Kaselaan & Holger Loodus

Four contemporary Estonian artists. Collaboration with Tallinn Art Hall.

May 23 – Oct 27
Blue and Red – Two Journeys: Nanna Susi & Canal Cheong Jagerroos

Nanna Susi is one of the most internationally successful Finnish artists known for her expressionistic, colourful paintings. Canal Cheong Jagerroos is a Chinese artist who combines traditional Chinese art with western style in her own unique way. In 2015, the two artists started a project called Blue and Red and travelled together across Finland and China. The works in the exhibition are inspired by their journey. 

From Nov 7
Reijo Turunen & Harri Turunen

Painter Reijo Turunen and sculptor Harri Turunen are North Karelian brothers and artists.



Kirkkokatu 23
80100 Joensuu



Opening hours

Tue 10–16
Wed 10–20
Thu–Sun 10–16
Closed on Mondays

During the winter season (from Oct 29, 2019) we open at 11 am.

Exceptions 2019

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 season 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:

Feb 2 / Mar 3 / Apr 6 / May 4 / Sep 7 / Oct 5 / Nov 9 / Dec 7

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 

Museum Shop & Lounge

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!

In English_infolaatikko

Customer service
+358 13 337 5388

Opening hours

Tuesday 10-16
Wednesday 10-20
Thursday-Sunday 10-16
Monday closed


3-7 €
Children under 7 free
Museum Card