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

Past exhibitions


Charles Sandison: Language is Dead, 2013 (installation view 2015) © HAM. Kuva: Maija Toivanen

Charles Sandison: Language is Dead


The northern end of the Tennis Palace will brighten dramatically when Charles Sandison’s temporary installation fills the expanse of the building’s arched façade.

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Eeva Peura: Family Portrait (yksityiskohta), 2016. © Eeva Peura. Kuva: Erika Luoto.

Eeva Peura: Black

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In Eeva Peura’s exhibition, Black, visitors will be able to see oil paintings and works on paper as well as stories and words.

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Yayoi Kusama: Narkissos-puutarha (Installaationäkymä Kampin metroasemalta), 1966, 2016. © Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/ Singapore; Victoria Miro Gallery, London; David Zwirner, New York. © Yayoi Kusama. Kuva: HAM / Hanna Kukorelli

Yayoi Kusama: Narcissus Garden

HAM metro

Tarjoamme mahdollisuuden tutustua yhteen maailman kuuluisimmista taiteilijoista metromatkaa odotellessa.

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Jussi Niskanen & Sakari Tervo: Kämpillä

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The exhibition by Jussi Niskanen and Sakari Tervo features paintings.

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Karkotetut, 2016. Kuva: Katja Tähjä


HAM corner

The Deported exhibition tackles a highly topical issue, immigrant deportation.

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© Antti Majava

Antti Majava: Victory of the Sun

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Antti Majava brings installations and video art to the HAM Gallery

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Yayoi Kusama: Ascension of Polka Dots on the Trees, 2016 (installation view from Helsinki). Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/ Singapore; Victoria Miro Gallery, London; David Zwirner, New York.

Yayoi Kusama + Helsinki + summer 2016

Esplanadi Park, Talvipuutarha, Teatteriesplanadi, Winter Garden

HAM will bring two temporary installations by Yayoi Kusama to Helsinki, one to be sited in Esplanadi park and the other in the Winter Garden. Both will be completed in time for Helsinki Day, 12 June 2016.

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Johannes Rantapuska & Sauli Sirviö: Bad Gateways

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Johannes Rantapuska and Sauli Sirviö’s works are interpretations of adventures that have taken place in non-areas.

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Karoliina Hellberg: Huone yöllä, 2015 (yksityiskohta) © Karoliina Hellberg

Karoliina Hellberg: VILLE


VILLE is all about places and people, simultaneously. The exhibition features paintings on canvas and paper, and waterlily orbs of glass.

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Tove Jansson ja Niilo Suihko maalaavat freskoa Juhlat maalla. © Helsingin kaupunginmuseo / Foto Roos

Tove Jansson


HAM presents Tove Jansson’s art and life with works from the people of Helsinki’s own art collection. The exhibition will include two of Tove Jansson’s most important works, the frescos Party in the City and Party in the Countryside, and the oil painting Before the Masquerade and sketches made for the murals in the Aurora Children’s Hospital.

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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


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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Lotta Hänninen: <3 (yksityiskohta), 2016 © Lotta Hänninen

Lotta Hänninen: Invisible Ink

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Lotta Hänninen transforms the HAM gallery’s walls with her mural artworks.

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Juha Mäki-Jussila: Suddenly Last Summer

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In summer 2016 HAM Corner will showcase Suddenly Last Summer, a video work by Juha Mäki-Jussila from 2013.

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Kaos: Exploration


Exploration is about love and danger. Joy, sorrow, panic, success and failure are part of graffiti and are apparent in the works.

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Nestori Syrjälä: Grow Light, 2016 © Nestori Syrjälä

Nestori Syrjälä: Waiting for the Next Renaissance

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Waiting for the Next Renaissance, an exhibition by Nestori Syrjälä at the HAM Gallery, features multi-object sculptures and installations.

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de Saint Phalle, Niki: Le Diable, 1985 Roy Lichtenstein: I love Liberty, 1982 (yksityiskohta) © HAM / Hanna Kukorelli

HAM mix


HAM mix presents a selection of international artists from the art collection of the people of Helsinki.

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Liisa Ahola & Veera Salmio: I Am Special, 2015 © HAM / Hanna Kukorelli

I Am Special

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At HAM Corner, everyone can enjoy the limelight and hear the audience react.

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Yrjö Saarinen: Tanssit Hyvinkäällä, 1938 © HAM / Hanna Kukorelli

HAM’s roots


HAM’s roots retells stories of Finnish art and of the different aspects of Finnish modernism. It includes 57 works from 28 artists.

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