Villa Hakasalmi is closed. The museum opens to the public on Friday 6 October 2023.
In Villa Hakasalmi there are occasionally events that limit experiencing some parts of the exhibition. The events can be found in our event calendar.
Exceptional opening hours 2023
Jan 1 New Year’s Day, closed
Jan 6 Epiphany, open 11am–5pm
Apr 6 Holy Thursday, open 11am–5pm
Apr 7 Good Friday, closed
Apr 8 Easter Saturday, closed
Apr 9 Easter Sunday, closed
Apr 10 Easter Monday, closed
Jun 12, Helsinki Day, open 11am–5pm
Jun 23, Midsummer Eve, closed
Jun 24 Midsummer Day, closed
Aug 17 Night of the Arts, open 11am–10pm
Dec 6 Independence Day, closed
Dec 24 Christmas Eve, closed
Dec 25 Christmas Day, closed
Dec 26, Boxing Day, open 11am–7pm
Changes to traffic arrangements
Entrance to Villa Hakasalmi is from Töölönlahdenkatu on the side closest to Musiikkitalo and Oodi Library. The nearest public transport stops are Lasipalatsi, Kamppi and the Railway Station, but the National Museum stop is temporarily closed. Trams 4 and 10 and buses 63, 212, 213 and 400 are shifting to run on Runeberginkatu. The works also cause changes to the pedestrian and bicycle lanes. There are signs on the street indicating alternative routes.
Free admission days 2023
You can visit Villa Hakasalmi free of charge on the last Friday of each month at 11.00–17.00.
Jan 27, free admission
Mar 31, free admission
Apr 28, free admission
May 26, free admission
Jun 30, free admission
Jul 28, free admission
Aug 25, free admission
Oct 27, free admission
Nov 24, free admission
Dec 29, free admission
Admission is free also on the following days:
May 14, Mother’s Day
May 18, International Museum Day
Jun 12, Helsinki Day
Nov 12, Father’s Day
EUR 14/10, free entry for under 18-year-olds and Museum Card holders
At Villa Hakasalmi you can pay by cash and debit/credit cards (Visa, Visa Electron, V Pay, Mastercard, Maestro, Diners Club) and MobilePay.
You can also pay for admission with a cultural voucher (Smartum, Edenred, Tyky+), Edenred card, Smartum card, SmartumPay, MyEdenred, Eazybreak and ePassi.
Accessible for wheelchairs, accessible toilet, lifts outside and inside. The museum staff will unlock the lift when requested. A wheelchair can be borrowed. It is recommended that wheelchair users call the museum before their visit to make sure that the outdoor lift is in operation. Tel. +358 9 3107 8519.
Pets do not have access to the museum, but service dogs are warmly welcome to assist their owner during the visit.
A car for customers needing the wheelchair access can be temporarily parked at the accessible entrance for a while, but the museum has no parking places.
The Villa Hakasalmi museum shop is located on the first floor of the main building. There, you will find plenty of inspiring products to take home or give as gifts. The product selection mirrors the historic atmosphere of the villa.
The shop is open during museum opening hours. We look forward to seeing you there!
You can book a guided tour to Villa Hakasalmi on the Helsinki City Museum website.
The charming Empire style Villa Hakasalmi is located next to Finlandia Hall near Töölönlahti bay.
+ 358 9 3107 8519
Schools and day-care
Information on guided tours and events at Villa Hakasalmi for schools and day-care centres is available on the Helsinki City Museum website. You can also subscribe to a newsletter on the museum’s learning services. Museum visits from day-care centers and schools are always free of charge.
Arrange your event
The Villa is currently under renovation until mid-October, after which the different spaces are rentable once again. Watch a 360° presentation of the Villa Hakasalmi premises.
Kahvila Rakastan is a café located on the courtyard of Hakasalmi Villa. The café serves vegan delicacies. A vegan soup lunch is available every day.