Plan Your Visit

Opening hours

Tuesday 10–16
Wednesday 10–19
Thursday–Sunday 10–16
closed on Mondays

Exceptions 2021

1 Jan closed (New Year)
6 Jan closed (Epiphany)
13 Jan closing at 16:00
16–17 Jan closed (exhibition change)
20 Jan closing at 16:00
23–24 Jan closed (exhibition change)
27 Jan closing at 16:00
2–5 Apr closed (Easter)
21 Apr closing at 16:00
24–25 Apr closed (exhibition change)
1–2 May closed (exhibition change)
12 May closing at 16:00
13 May closed (Ascension Day)
25–27 June closed (Midsummer)
29 Aug–21 Sept closed
6 Nov closed (All Saints' Day)
6 Dec closed (Independence Day)
24–26 Dec closed (Christmas)
1 Jan 2022 closed (New Year)

Changes may occur.


  • Museum ticket 7 €
  • Combination ticket including Joensuu Art Museum and North Karelian Museum 10 € (valid on the day of purchase)
  • Students, pensioners, unemployed, children (7–17 years) 3 €
  • Children under 7 for free
  • Family ticket (2 adults, 1–3 children) 12 €
  • Groups of more than 10 persons 3 €/person
  • Club card (valid for 12 months) 30 €/adults, 20 €/children
  • Museum Card 72/68 € – valid in 300 Finnish museums!

Free museum Saturdays, 2021

You can visit the museum for free on the first Saturday of each month.

  • 2 January, 6 February, 6 March, 10 April, 8 May

Book a guided tour

Guided tours are available by advance booking. The tour takes about 45 minutes.

  • Guided tour in English or Russian: 64 € (Saturdays 66 €, Sundays and public holidays 126 €)
  • Guided tour in Finnish: 59 € (Saturdays 61 €, Sundays and public holidays 116 €)

Bookings and enquiries
Tel. + 358 13 3375388 



Kirkkokatu 23
80100 Joensuu

Joensuu Art Museum is located in the centre of Joensuu close to the market square, 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.

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, 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