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.


Contact information


  • 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

Kusama with PUMPKIN at Aichi Triennale 2010. Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/ Singapore; Victoria Miro Gallery, London; David Zwirner, New York, © Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama: In Infinity

Until 22.1.2017

HAM finishes up the year 2016 with a retrospective of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929). The exhibition consists of the artist’s most notable works, including paintings, sculptures and installations.

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Anna Breu: Coyote Video

Until 26.2.2017
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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Coming soon



Repost @mertanentiina - Ei ollut myyntinäyttely, venekokoelmaan sopiva jäi rannalle #hamhelsinki


Repost @anttimerivirta - Helsinki Art Museum #yayoikusama #hamhelsinki #kusama #helsinki #crowded


@Regrann from @laurajarnefelt - ⚫️⚫️⚫️ #yayoikusama #art #hamhelsinki #Regrann


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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Holiday season at HAM

22.12.2016 11:47

As the year draws to a close and a new one begins, HAM will celebrate with exceptional opening hours. Here’s a summary of what’s going on at HAM over the New Year period.

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Antti Laitinen: Armour, 2016 © HAM / Maija Toivanen

Antti Laitinen’s Armour installed in Töölönlahti Park

2.11.2016 9:58

Armour, a temporary artwork by artist Antti Laitinen (b. 1975), has been installed in Töölönlahti Park. Shaped like a suit of armour for a tree, the steel sculpture alludes to issues in the coexistence between nature and humanity and is thematically appropriate for an urban park. Rising up to a height of more than five …

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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?

Join the club

(notice that all information will be sent in Finnish)