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Museums of Vaasa

Vaasa City Museums serves as the regional responsibility museum of Ostrobothnia, producing, preserving, and presenting the science, art, and history of the region. Our exhibitions offer a mix of local and international culture and art. Check out what we have to offer below!

Currently on display

Who is Roger Broo? | Ostrobothnian museum

Who is Roger Broo? The exhibition presents the collector Roger Broo (1945–2017) and his art collection and tries to offer a picture of him and his interest in art through the works.

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Bodies and Moments – Three Perspectives to the Kuntsi Collection | Kuntsi museum of modern art

Every three years, the Kuntsi Foundation presents an exhibition based on the collection in the Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art.

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Eastern Spirituality | Tikanoja art museum

During May, an exhibition presenting the impact of “eastern spirituality” in Finnish art will open. In the exhibition, historical and cultural objects as well as around 100 artworks from the late 19th century until today will be on display. The exhibition Eastern Spirituality is curated by Nina Kokkinen, researcher specialized in art and religion.

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Treasures from Near and Beyond the Seas | Ostrobothnian museum

Exhibition Treasures from Near and Beyond the Seas is based on objects and works of art from the collection of Karl and Elin Hedman. The renewed collection exhibition will open to the public on 8.6.2024 at the Ostrobothnian museum.

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Welcome to the museums of Vaasa!

Below you can find the opening hours, entry fees, and contact details of Vaasa’s museums. Did you know that by buying a ticket to one of the museums entitles you to visit them all, the Ostrobothnian Museum, Tikanoja Art Museum, and Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, on the same day?

Opening hours

Ostrobothnian museum: Wed–Sun 10–17
Kuntsi museum for modern art: Wed–Sun 10–17
Tikanoja art museum: Wed–Sun 10–17
Old Vaasa museum: Wed–Sun 10–17 (open 1.6.–31.8.2024)

Exceptional opening hours 2024
At the museum

Entry fees

Adults: €12
Students, pensioners, military conscripts, unemployed: €7

Children and young people under 18 years of age: free admission

Detailed prices list

Contact us

If you have any questions or would like to contact us, you can use the link below to go to our contact details. We are grateful for your feedback and questions. We will respond as soon as possible!

Contact information


Museums and sites

The museums of Vaasa include the Ostrobothnian Museum, the Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, the Tikanoja Art Museum, and the Museum of Old Vaasa.

The museums of Vaasa preserve the intangible and tangible cultural heritage and communicate it to the public through the collections they hold. The museums produce exhibitions and other museum and cultural environment services, and seek to support identities, transmit knowledge, and provide experiences.

The Museums of Vaasa carry out a regional responsibility for museums in the province of Ostrobothnia.

  • Explore the history of the Vaasa region as well as the nature and world heritage of the Kvarken Archipelago in our permanent exhibitions.

  • The Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art offers changing exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. Enjoy contemporary art amid the coastal landscapes of Vaasa.

  • The Tikanoja Art Home offers exhibitions of domestic and foreign old art, cultural-historical exhibitions, as well as collection exhibitions.

  • The Museum of Old Vaasa is located in the Wasastjerna House in the Old Vaasa district. Visitors can explore the history of Vaasa before the fire of 1852, which destroyed a large part of the city.

Museums and galleries in the Vaasa Region