Photo Topias Hirvonen
HAM Helsinki Art Museum
HAM Helsinki Art Museum is one of the most significant art museums in Finland and the Nordic countries.
HAM actively curates a broad international exhibition program and houses a rich collection of over 10,000 artworks, including the city of Helsinki’s public art collection. HAM is responsible for art conservation, curation, public art commissions, and acquisitions within Helsinki’s art collection, encompassing both domestic and international works. HAM's exhibition spaces are in Tennis Palace, where it also permanently presents Tove Jansson's frescoes and other works. Furthermore, HAM oversees organizing the ambitious contemporary art event, Helsinki Biennial.
Tennis Palace (Tennispalatsi) is located next to Kamppi Shopping Centre and is easily accessible by public transportation. HAM's ticket counter is on the second floor of Tennispalatsi, and the exhibition spaces are on the second and third floors. The museum shop, HAM shop, is situated at street level at the corner of Eteläinen Rautatienkatu and Jaakonkatu.