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 € (1.1.2018 onwards 68,00 €)

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

Modern Life! Saturday Series

Event Day, Tapahtumapäivä • Tennispalatsi • Intended for everyone
Admission included in the museum admission • No signup required

  • 13.5. 12.00-16.00

The Helsinki Art Museum Saturday Series offers exhibition visitors a diverse programme of activities. At HAM we will celebrate Mother’s Day Eve together with dancing and art. There will be something for visitors of all ages who love music, fashion and art. So, grab your granny, mum, a friend or even your whole family and join the party atmosphere.

On the day, museum visitors dressed in Marimekko will get 2 tickets for the price of 1.

11 am
HAM opens

12–4 pm
Pop-up portrait studio
Come and get a nice souvenir of the day or immortalise your family for a Mother’s Day card. Visit photographer Marjo Koivumäki’s photography stand for a black-and-white polaroid in a modern portrait style that you can take with you straight away.

12–4 pm
Pop-up salon
Put on some lippy and get your hair done! Visit the pop-up salon for a quick make-over or hair styling tips. This time it’s all about the ‘50s and ‘60s. The pop-up salon hosts are cosmetology students and their instructors from the Helsinki Vocational College.

12–4 pm
Art workshop: Style me! paper doll workshop
A beauty in a bell-shaped skirt, a wild denim hero, a pink princess or a secret superhero? What kind of paper doll would you make?

12–4 pm
Let’s draw together
Metres and metres of paper will be spread over the floor of the exhibition hall for artists big and small. Make your mark on a picture that we will all make together!

12 pm
Unknown faces of Finnish film
Researcher Juha Seitajärvi from KAVI (the National Audiovisual Institute) will talk about a data collection project to identify unnamed actors and filming locations in old Finnish films. Can you find any familiar faces in film excerpts? In Finnish.

1 pm
Modern Life! guided tour in Finnish

1.30 pm
Dancing, HAM style, with soloist Hanna Pakarinen
Come and dance with us! The soloist will be charismatic Hanna Pakarinen and the band members will be the lovely teachers from the Pohjois-Helsingin bändikoulu music school.

2 pm
Tyko Sallinen guided tour in Finnish

2.30 pm
Strong women behind Marimekko’s modern look
Vuokko Nurmesniemi, a Marimekko designer over the years 1953–60, set women free from their corsets. Annika Rimala, who had a background in graphic design, continued the open-minded approach in the 60s and created many of the classic Marimekko clothing designs. In the guided thematic tour we dive into Marimekko’s modern look through the stories of two strong female designers. Curator Harry Kivilinna from the Design Museum is our expert. In Finnish.

3 pm
Dancing, HAM style, with soloist Hanna Pakarinen
Come and dance with us! The soloist will be charismatic Hanna Pakarinen and the band members will be the lovely teachers from the Pohjois-Helsingin bändikoulu music school.

3 pm
Modern Life! guided tour in Swedish

3.30 pm
Guided tour of memories prompted by the Modern Life! exhibition
The tour includes the memories and stories prompted by the Modern Life! exhibition shared by members of HAM’s senior citizens group. After the tour, you can continue sharing stories at the HAM workshop where coffee and tea will be served to participants of the tour. In Finnish.

HAM closes

All events are included in the admission ticket. Free entry for visitors under 18. Programme changes possible.

Saturday Series

Saturday 11 March

Saturday 8 April