HAM Tennis Palace

Open today 11-19

  • Tue–Sun 11–19
  • Mon closed

Closures and exceptions

Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 8, 00100 Helsinki

HAM Tennis Palace is located in the Helsinki city centre right next to Kamppi Shopping Centre. You can easily reach us from anywhere in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area using public transport. Check the Journey Planner for the optimal public transport options.


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  • Regular admission 10 €
    Reduced admission 8 €
  • Under 18 years  0 €
  • HAM Gallery and the admission free exhibitions 0 €
  • Finnish Museums Association’s museum card  0 €
  • You can purchase the museum card from us  64,90 €

More about tickets

At HAM you can always visit some of our exhibitions free of charge!


Guided tours and workshops

The guided tours held on Saturdays are open to all visitors for the price of the admission ticket.

Check out our guided tours and art workshops


HAM’s ticket counter and entrance are located on the second floor of Tennis Palace, which is accessible using lifts located in the vicinity of all the exits. On the Eteläinen rautatienkatu end there is an escalator leading directly to the museum ticket counter. The exhibition facilities are located on two floors. Lift access to the upper exhibition floor (3rd floor) is locate in the inner lobby of the museum.


For schools and kindergartens

HAM offers affordable guided tours for comprehensive school, upper secondary school and vocational school pupils. We recommend reserving guided tours at least two weeks in advance.

Guided tours and art workshop for school children

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HAM – an art museum that is the size of Helsinki

The Helsinki Art Museum, HAM, looks after an art collection that belongs to the people of Helsinki, which includes over 9,000 works of art. Almost half of these works are on display in parks, streets, offices, health centres, schools and libraries, to brighten up everyone’s day. HAM draws attention to modern art and contemporary art in its exhibitions which are held principally at the Tennis Palace.

Who we are

Current exhibitions

Tyko Sallinen: Äiti ja lapsi, 1910. © HAM / Hanna Kukorelli

Tyko Sallinen – HAM’s roots

Until 27.8.2017

The exhibition explores the story of Tyko Sallinen (1879–1955), a pioneer in Finnish painting and expressionism. Consisting of 50 works, the show focuses on Sallinen’s most important period, the 1910s. The exhibition also includes works by the artist’s first wife, Helmi Vartiainen, and by their daughters Taju and Eva.

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Tove Jansson © Per Olov Jansson

Tove Jansson


The works of Tove Jansson (1914–2001) are amongs the most cherished pieces in the HAM collection. HAM has dedicated some of its galleries to an exhibition of the artist's life and works.

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Eva Törnwall-Collin: Junanvaunussa © Pro Artibus -säätiö / Kuva: Kia Oramo

Eva Törnwall-Collin

Until 27.8.2017

Eva Törnwall-Collin was a versatile and distinctive modernist. The exhibition presents an extensive overview of her work. Comprising more than 50 pieces, has a special focus on her arresting depictions of contemporaries and portraits illuminating inner worlds.

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© Anna Breu

Anna Breu: Coyote Video

Until 26.2.2017
HAM galleria, HAM gallery

Anna Breu is an artists’ collective founded in 2013. Its members are Antti Jussila, Jari Kallio, Jari Suominen and Sakari Tervo.

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Jouko Korkeasaari: Mystical Rapture, 2017 © Jouko Korkeasaari. Kuva: HAM / Hanna Kukorelli

Jouko Korkeasaari: Mystical Rapture

Until 23.4.2017
HAM corner

Jouko Korkeasaari’s new sculptural installation, Mystical Rapture, is all about the moment when we lose control. It consists of 17 human figures who are all transported by a strange ecstasy, abandoning themselves to movement as if engaged in some primitive dance.

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Coming soon



Jouko Korkeasaari: Mystical Rapture. Nähtävänä HAM-kulmassa joka päivä, kaikkina vuorokaudenaikoina. // HAM corner 24/7. Photo @hannaaaz #HAMHelsinki #art #installation #buckethead #hamcorner


Repost @simohoo - Sami Sykkö ilmestyi Tove Janssonin freskoon kommentoimaan juhlia. #tovejansson #hamhelsinki #samisykkö #arilyn @arilyn_app


Repost @hamhelsinkishop - HAMin lahjakortti on nyt saatavissa halutulle summalle ja sillä voi maksaa kaikki tuotteemme ja palvelumme pääsylipuista, opastuksista ja työpajoista museokaupan tuotteisiin! #hamhelsinkishop #hamhelsinki #maijatoi


Repost @saarasuojoki - Pressitilaisuutta pukkaa, nyt lavalla @MaijaTanninen-Mattila ja Juha-Heikki Tihinen. Huomenna avautuu Eva Törnvall-Collinin pieni näyttely HAMissa. Tervetuloa! #hamhelsinki #proartibus #myhelsinki


Repost @satuylavaara - #Tyranni #TykoSallinen kävelee oman näyttelynsä lävitse pilapiirroksena skandaaleja aiheuttaen #HAMHelsinki #Helsinki #artmuseum #blackandwhite #photography of #exhibition of Tyko Sallinen here as #cartoon #character #pilapiirros


HAM Announces Open Call for Community Art Project

13.2.2017 14:09

HAM conducts several public art projects in Helsinki every year. We are now exploring new ways to produce public art and are seeking individual artists or teams to participate, along with local residents, in the production of a community art project in the Jakomäki district.

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Finland Fell in Love with Kusama – Record Audiences at HAM

23.1.2017 10:35

The exhibition Yayoi Kusama: In Infinity at Helsinki Art Museum drew 225,000 visitors to the Tennis Palace in the space of four months, an all-time record for the museum. The previous record was set in 2016 when 119,000 art lovers visited the Ai Weiwei@Helsinki exhibition. The busiest days saw nearly seven thousand visitors to the Kusama …

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Pirkko Siitari appointed Head of Exhibitions at HAM

19.1.2017 12:02

Pirkko Siitari, MA, (b. 1958) has been appointed Head of Exhibitions of Helsinki Art Museum (HAM) as of 1 January 2017. Siitari will be in charge of the planning, coordination and development of exhibition programming at HAM, and she will also supervise exhibition functions in the museum.

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HAM breaks its visitor record in 2016

1.1.2017 14:25

Thank you for a wonderful year! HAM achieved its all-time visitor record in 2016. The exhibitions at the Tennis Palace and additional programmes attracted more than 253 000 visitors.

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© HAM / Maija Toivanen

Join the HAM Club

The HAM Club is open to everyone and offers experiences, benefits and surprises for members. As a member, you’ll be among the first to get access to new exhibitions, in addition to which you’ll receive invitations to openings and special guided tours for club members. How does a guided tour of the Ai Weiwei @ Helsinki exhibition before the official opening sound?

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(notice that all information will be sent in Finnish)