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.

Opening hours

Museums will be closed until May 13.


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 5 616 2256, +358 5 616 2261

Lappeenranta Art Museum´s temporary exhibitions

- 9.2.2020 DIMENSIO

29.2.2020 - 10.5.2020 Nytkäys (Jolt)

30.5.2020 - 4.10.2020 The Displaced - The Archeology of Refugees

12.12.2020 - 28.2.2021 Aleksanteri Ahola-Valo - The Way to a Life of Values

12.12.2020 - 28.2.2021 For the Love of the Arts - 130 yaers of the Vyborg Friends of Art Association

    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.

    Free admission on Museum Fridays 3.1., 7.2., 6.3., 3.4., 8.5., 4.9. and 2.10.