Mikkeli Art Museum

Mikkeli Art Museum

Mikkeli Art Museum was opened in 1970 as the Johannes Haapasalo Museum. The name was changed to Mikkeli Art Museum in 1976, following the donation of the Martti Airio collection. The art museum was named the South Savo Regional Art Museum in 1981.

The art museum was situated in 1970-2019 in the city centre opposite the cathedral. The building, known as the ‘Granite House’, was designed by the architect Armas Rankka and dates from 1912. Since 8.6.2019 exhibition activities has situated in temporary location on the second floor of Shopping Centre Akseli.

Mikkeli Art Museum provides a wide range of services connected with the visual arts in South Savo. It researches, documents and displays, e.g. art from the region. One important area is the exhibition and collection of Finnish graphic art. In addition to organizing exhibitions, it is the task of the art museum to look after and add to the art collections in its possession.


Adults 6 €
Groups (groups over 12 person) 5 € / person
Pensioners, students, unemployed 3 €
Under 18 years free
Finnish museum card 74 €
Renewal of the finnish museum card 69 €
Visits outside opening hours 60 € / group plus admissions

Free admission on the first Friday of the month in winter (October-April).

Mikkeli Art Museum

Exhibition activities at temporary location of Mikkeli Art Museum have started on 8.6.2019.

Address at temporary location:
Maaherrankatu 18-20
(Shopping Centre Akseli, 2nd floor) 50100 Mikkeli

Visiting hours:
1.10.2022 – 30.4.2023
Wed -Sun 10-17 (Mon-Tue closed)

2.5. – 30.9.2023
Tue -Sun 10-17 (Mon closed)

Museums is closed during the exhibition change and on holidays:
6.12., ja 24.–26.12.2022, 1.1., 6.1.2023

On eves of holidays, the exhibitions will close at 16:00.

Office of Mikkeli City Museums
(on weekdays at 9-15)
Phone: +358 40 129 5090
E-mail: museot(at)sivistys.mikkeli.fi