The Helinä Rautavaara Museum offers activities for people of all ages. You can take part in events, guided tours and workshops or enjoy conversations and musical performances. The Museum Events are free of charge and do not require advance booking, unless otherwise stated in the programme.

Saturdays at 3 p.m.

15-Minute Guided Tour

Welcome to a 15-Minute Guided Tour on Saturdays.

Sunday 24.3. at 16–19

Nowruz party

Join us to celebrate spring and the Persian New Year. The event will be held at Tapiola Youth Centre, Tapiontori 3 A, Espoo.

Saturday 18.5. at 14

Kora master Cheick Cissokho at the museum

You are warmly welcome to enjoy kora music on the occasion of International Museum Day.

Once a month on Mondays

Seniors Get-Together at the Museum

Seniors meet up for free once a month on Monday mornings at 11. Welcome!

Past events


Indian dance afternoon

Come and discover the Indian dance traditions!


Discussion on climate change and food security

Welcome to the opening of the Together we make a difference! -exhibition.


Discussion on national identity and diverse cultural heritage

Researchers and artists discuss questions of national narratives, changing intersectional identities and diverse cultural heritage.


Espoo Day samba parade

The Império de Papagaio samba parade brings colour and atmosphere to Espoo Day!