Plan Your Visit

Opening hours

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

Exceptions 2020

10–12 April closed
30 May closes at 15:00
1 May closed
21 May closed
19–21 June closed (Midsummer)
Wednesday, 16 Sept closes at 16:00
19–20 Sept closed (exhibition change)
Wednesday, 23 Sept closes at 16:00
26–27 Sept closed (exhibition change)
Wednesday, 30 Sept closes at 16:00
4 Oct closed (exhibition change)
31 Oct – 1 Nov closed (All Saints' Day)
27 Nov open 12-19, free admission (Joensuu Day)
6 Dec closed (Independence Day)
24–27 Dec closed (Christmas)
1 Jan 2021 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
  • Museum Card 69/64 € – valid in 300 Finnish museums!

Free museum Saturdays, 2020

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

  • 5 September
  • 3 October
  • 7 November
  • 5 December

Book a guided tour

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

  • Tour in English or Russian 63 € (Saturdays 65 €, Sundays/public holidays 125 €)
  • Tour in Finnish 58 € (Saturdays 60 €, Sundays/public holidays 115 €)

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