Guided tours

The public guided tours are included in the admission price. We also provide tours by request.



Public guided tours of current exhibitions in Finnish on Saturdays at 2 pm, in Swedish on the first Saturday of the month at 1 pm.



For a fee, you can book a private guided tour of the collections and special exhibitions for your group, which will give your group a more in-depth experience with your own guide. The duration of tours is one hour.

You can book a guided tour to any of the museums of the Finnish National Gallery. Bookings must be made at least one week in advance: Tel. +358 (0)294 500 500 Mon‒Fri 10.00 – 14.00 Email: bookings(at)

The guided tours of the house museum are free of charge to nurseries, schools and vocational schools.

On request, we can also provide guided tours in plain Finnish.

Max. size of a group is 15 people, or 15 children in nursery groups or school groups (forms 1 to 6).

Languages: English, Finnish, French, German, Russian and Swedish.



Lucas Cranach – Renaissance Beauties 26.9.2019 ─ 5.1.2020

Lucas Cranach – Renaissance Beauties guided tour introduces the exceptional life and the popular themes in the oeuvre of the great German Renaissance master Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472−1553). During the guided tour you will get to know the personal, fascinating and recognizable style of the master. You may also contemplate about the identity of mysterious ladies in portraits, think about the meaning of depicting the beauties and also the dangers of looking at them.
Cranach’s paintings have inspired artists through the ages. With our professional guide you will get acquainted with the impressive interpretations by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) and contemporary jewellery created by German jewellery artists.


Prices of guided tours

Groups of 1–15 persons /guide
Price: 95 e /guide
The duration of a tour is approximately one hour.

Attention travel agencies: vouchers are only accepted for pre-booked visits.
Bookings can be done by e-mail: bookings(at) or by telephone: +358 (0)294 500 500 (open Mon – Fri 10:00 – 14:00 – time zone UTC+2).


You can cancel or change a booking free of charge up to a week in advance: Tel. +358 (0)294 500 500 Mon‒Fri 10.00 – 14.00 Email: bookings(at)

The whole rate of the tour will be charged for bookings not cancelled on time.