Plan Your Visit


Kirkkokatu 23
80100 Joensuu

Joensuu Art Museum is located in the centre of Joensuu, close to the market place, ca 1 km from the train station. Show on map


Parking and Accessibility

It is possible to drop passengers off by the museum's front door. Parking is prohibited in the museum grounds. There is a public parking lot right next to the museum across the street Koskikatu.

The front door and the toilets are accessible by wheelchair, but the doors do not open automatically. The personnel is happy to help you. There is a lift in the building, providing access to all three floors. Children of all ages are welcome to visit the museum.


Opening hours

Tuesday 11–16
Wednesday 11–20
Thursday–Sunday 11–16

Closed on Mondays

Exceptions 2019

Dec 6 closed
Dec 21-26 closed
Dec 31 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 € – valid in 300 Finnish museums!

Free museum Saturdays

You can visit the museum for free on the following Saturdays in 2019:

  • 5 October
  • 9 November
  • 7 December

Special Days 2019

Free entry

  • International Museum Day (May 18)
  • Joen yö festival (Aug 23)
  • Joensuu Day (Nov 29)

Special offers

  • 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 are available by advance booking. The tour takes 30–45 minutes.

  • Tour in English or Russian 62 € (Saturdays 64 €, Sundays/public holidays 124 €)
  • Tour in Finnish 57 € (Saturdays 59 €, Sundays/public holidays 114 €)

Bookings and enquiries
Tel. + 358 13 3375388 

Museum Shop & Lounge

The Museum Shop is on the ground floor. We sell the museum's own books (also in English), art-themed products, such as postcards, posters, umbrellas, bags and pocket mirrors, and 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 or meet friends. Free WiFi!



Customer service

Joensuu Art Museum
+358 13 337 5388