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

Helsinki Art Museum Helsingin taidemuseo Helsingfors konstmuseum

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

Modern Life!

Until 30.7.2017

Modern Life! – Finnish Modernism and the International Dimension showcases highlights of architecture, design, visual art and photography that contributed to the construction of a modern and international Finland between 1917 and 1968.

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Cris af Enehielm: Elämä on yhtä juhlaa, 2017 © Kuva: HAM / Hanna Kukorelli

Cris af Enehielm

Until 24.9.2017
HAM mix

Striking a bold feminist pose, the exhibition at HAM showcases af Enehielm’s work with an emphasis on her paintings from the 1980s and 1990s. The show also includes two new monumental paintings and a review of af Enehielm’s work as a pioneer of Finnish performance art.

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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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Urban Hitchhiking, 2017 © Lauri Jäntti

Urban Hitchhiking

Until 24.9.2017
HAM corner

This installation gives you a new perspective on hitchhiking and creates random encounters at the streets of Helsinki.

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Emma Jääskeläinen: Sad Basket © Kuva: Pauli Tapola

Emma Jääskeläinen: Sad Basket

Until 30.7.2017
HAM gallery

Emma Jääskeläinen’s pieces are figures and studies of form and its evolution. Sad Basket is about moments spent together and a longing for closeness, but it is also about alienation and disappointment.

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Jussi TwoSeven: ROAR27, 2017. HAM / kuva: Maija Toivanen

Jussi TwoSeven: ROAR27

HAM metro

ROAR27 consists of a painting resembling the head of a bear and a site-specific logo installation. Surrounded by the urban buzz of the metro station, the work is a powerful comment in defence of nature.

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Coming soon



#freeHAM ilmaisilta HAMissa heinäkuun viimeisenä perjantaina 28.7. Ilmainen sisäänpääsy klo 16-19. Tervetuloa. https://www.hamhelsinki.fi/event/freeham-ilmaisilta/ #freeHAM free admission evening at HAM Friday the 28th of July. Free admission to all exhibitions between 4PM-7PM. Welcome. https://www.hamhelsinki.fi/en/event/freeham-free-admission-night/ #HAMHelsinki #freeHAM #moderniaelämää #helsinki #myhelsinki @visithelsinki Kuvat: Cris af Enehielm: Swing, 2017 © Kuva: HAM / @hannaaaz . Tyko Sallinen: Tuulinen huhtikuun päivä, 1914 © HAM / Hanna Rikkonen


Venny Soldan-Brofeldt: Töölönlahtea II (yksityiskohta), 1934. #HAMHelsinki #kesä #helsinki #myhelsinki #helsinkiläistentaidekokoelma


Tervetuloa taiteilemaan! Tämän viikon lauantaipajassa 22.7. klo 14-16 tehdään tilkkusävellyksiä, eli kangaskollaaseja. Pääsylipun hinnalla, alle 18-vuotiaat ilmaiseksi. https://www.hamhelsinki.fi/event/lauantaipaja/ In this week's Saturday Art Workshop we teach you how to create patchwork melodies with needle, tread and glue. Included in the museum admission fee, free entry for under 18. https://www.hamhelsinki.fi/en/event/art-workshops-on-saturdays/ #HAMHelsinki #taidepaja #art #workshop #myhelsinki @visithelsinki @helsinkiofficial


HAM:in voi kokea myös Tennispalatsin ulkopuolella. Helsingin alueella kaikkien nähtävillä on lähes 500 ulkoveistosta, ympäristötaiteen teosta ja historiallista muistomerkkiä. You can also experience HAM outside of Tennis Palace, as Helsinki features nearly 500 outdoor sculptures, pieces of environmental art and historical monuments that are accessible to everyone. https://www.hamhelsinki.fi/veistokset/ #HAMHelsinki #kesä #FelixNylund #Kolmeseppää #helsinki #myhelsinki


Ota taide omaksesi itse tekemällä ja yhdessä kokemalla. Tämän viikon lauantaipajassa 15.7. klo 14-16 opitaan tekemään kasveilla painettua monotypia-taidegrafiikkaa. Pääsylipun hinnalla, alle 18-vuotiaat ilmaiseksi. https://www.hamhelsinki.fi/event/lauantaipaja/ In this week's Saturday Art Workshop we teach you how to create marks of leaves with monotype printmaking techniques. Included in the museum admission fee, free entry for under 18. https://www.hamhelsinki.fi/en/event/art-workshops-on-saturdays/ #HAMHelsinki #taidepaja #art #workshop #myhelsinki Visit Helsinki Helsinki


Yksityiskohta Sam Vannin teoksesta Contrapunctus vuodelta 1959. #HAMHelsinki #moderniaelämää #helsinki #myhelsinki https://www.hamhelsinki.fi/exhibition/modernia-elaemaeae/


Ville Valo © Ville Juurikkala

Ville Juurikkala’s HIM photo exhibition at Helsinki Art Museum and Tiketti Galleria – a part of Tuska 20-year anniversary

24.5.2017 9:56

Tuska Festival, Tiketti Galleria and HAM present a unique project at HAM corner by the most famous Finnish rock photographer, Ville Juurikkala. Juurikkala documents the legendary band HIM as they prepare for their farewell tour in his project titled “HIM: Right Here In My Eyes”.

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Jussi Mäntynen: Hirvi, 1923 © HAM/Hanna Kukorelli

Helsinki Day is a city-wide festival for everyone

17.5.2017 12:29

HAM celebrates Helsinki Day with exceptional opening hours, programme and free entrance. You’re welcome to visit the museum for free on Sunday 11 June and on Monday 12 June.

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HAM Gallery artists for 2018 have been selected

27.4.2017 9:57

HAM received alltogether 417 applications for HAM Gallery exhibitions 2018. Seven artists were offered the opportunity to hold an exhibition at the gallery.

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Kuvassa Markku Maalismaa, Hannu Kivioja ja Hannu-Pekka Björkman. Kuvaaja Vertti Teräsvuori.

Old Masters at HAM

12.4.2017 12:25

Two key players in the field of creative art have decided to pool their resources for the first time. The result will be an adaptation of Old Masters, the novel by Thomas Bernhard, in a production that merges theatre with visual art. Directed by Minna Leino, the performance will have its premiere in the arched …

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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)