Opening Hours and Getting Here

The museum window viewed from the shopping centre hallway. Photo: Kristina Tohmo

The Museum is open

Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fridays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturdays from 12 noon to 8 p.m.
Sundays from 12 noon to 4 p.m.

Exceptions to our regular opening hours. Entry is free – always!

  • April 14, 2022, Maundy Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • April 15, 2022, Good Friday, closed
  • April 30, 2022, May Day Eve, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • May 1, 2022, May Day, closed
  • May 26, 2022, Ascension Day, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • June 23, 2022, Midsummer, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • June 24, 2022, Midsummer, closed
  • June 25, 2022, Midsummer, closed
  • June 26, 2022, Midsummer, closed
  • December 6, 2022, Independence Day, closed
  • December 23, 2022, open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • December 24, 2022, Christmas Eve, closed
  • December 25, 2022, Christmas Day, closed
  • December 31, 2022, New Year’s Eve, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • January 1, 2023, New Year’s Day, closed

Getting Here

Directions

In the autumn of 2019, the Helinä Rautavaara Museum relocated to new premises at the Entresse shopping centre in Espoon keskus. From 1998–2017 the Museum was in Tapiola, Espoo. Our current address is Siltakatu 11, 02770 Espoo.

The Museum is on the first floor of the Entresse building, i.e. one floor above ground level.
Entry is free – always!

Public Transport

By train
The Helinä Rautavaara Museum is just 300 metres from Espoo train station. The X, Y, U, L, and E Helsinki region local trains all stop at Espoo. The train journey from Helsinki’s Central Station takes about 25 minutes.

By bus
Bus lines 118, 134, 134N, 136, 168, 169, 213, 213N, 224 and 235N stop close to the Entresse shopping centre. Name of stop: Espoon asema, Siltakatu.

Bus lines 235, 241, 241V, 243, 244, 244K, 245A, 246, 246K, 531, 542, 565, 565B, 566, 566V, 582 and 582V also stop close to Entresse. Name of stop: Espoon keskus. 

Getting here

By bicycle

Bicycle racks are situated outside Entresse on Siltakatu and in Valatori Square, as well as inside the car park, right by the entrance. 

By car

The Entresse car park is situated beneath the business spaces, with convenient access to the Museum by elevator, stairs and moving walkways. 

The Entresse car park has 300 parking spaces, monitored by Q-Park. You may use your parking disc to have three hours of free parking. Parking is accessed from Valakuja.