Kirpilä Art Collection

The Kirpilä Art Collection is the former home of Doctor Juhani Kirpilä (1931-1988), art collector and rheumatologist, who bequethed his property to the Finnish Cultural Foundation.”

Taidekoti Kirpilä (“The Kirpilä Home for Art”) where Juhani Kirpilä's collection of Finnish art is exhibited, was opened to the public in summer 1992 according to Kirpilä's wishes "for the promotion of Finnish interest in art".

Contact information and opening hours

Homepage of Taidekoti Kirpilä

Kirpilä Art Collection
Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 7, 6th floor
00260 Helsinki

The museum is open Wednesdays 2-6 p.m.
and Sundays 12-4 p.m.
Guided tours and group visits are arranged by appointment. Free entrance.


Trams 4 and 10 to Mannerheimintie, Hesperian puisto stop. Trams 1,2 and 8 to Runeberginkatu, Apollonkatu stop.

Museonjohtaja Johanna Ruohonen
Senior Advisor, Museum Director, Kirpilä Art Collection, leave of absence until August 8th 2022
Suunnittelija Olli Vallinheimo
Coordinator, Deputy Museum Director, Kirpilä Art Collection, until July 31st 2022.
Amanuenssi Pia Hyttinen
Museum Curator, Kirpilä Art Collection