Lappeenranta Art Museum

The Lappeenranta Art Museum is located opposite the Orthodox Church at the Lappeenranta Fortress, in a neo-classical barracks building, dating from 1798. The museum is also the regional art museum of South-East Finland. The Art Museum collection mostly contains works of Finnish fine arts, from the 19th century up to present time. One large and important collection is the colliction By Viipurin Taiteenystävät ry (Vyborg Friends of Art). The art from South-Eastern Finland is one of the main focuses in the acquisitions of the museum.

The exhibition program of the art museum presents a versatile overview of artistic phenomena. The main focus is on Finnish contemporary art, but the history of art is displayed regularly too. One of the museum`s priorities is to showcase art from South-Eastern Finland.

Information about the museum

Opening hours

Open on winter season 2 Jan - 4 June and 21 Aug - 30 Dec 2023
Tue-Sun 11 am - 5 pm

Summer season 10 June - 20 Aug
Mon-Fri 10 am - 6 pm
Sat-Sun 11 am - 5 pm

Closed in 2023 on: 1 January, Change of exhibition 16 January - 3 February, Easter 7 - 10 April, May Day 30 April - 1 May, Ascension Day 18 May, Change of exhibition 22 May - 9 June, Midsummer June 23–24, Change of exhibition 11-29 Sep, Independce Day 6 December, Christmas 23–26 December, Dec. 31


Combination ticket to Fortress Museums adults 10€ / pensioners, students, unemployed, groups/person (min. 10 people) 8€, under 18 years of age: free of charge.


Kristiinankatu 8-10, Lappeenranta
Phone +358 40 130 9217, +358 40 587 2274

Lappeenranta Art Museum´s temporary exhibitions

    The exhibitions at the museum look at the phenomena of the fine arts, from a number of different approaches.
    In addition to the exhibition, the Art Museum is a venue for guided tours, events and workshops.