Opening hours and tickets

Opening hours and tickets

Opening hours

Tuesday–Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm

Monday closed


Admission fees

Admission, normal fee €9

Admission, reduced fee €6

Pensioners, students, military and non-military conscripts, the unemployed, City of Vaasa personnel, groups (over 10 people)

Day Ticket to the Museums, €12 / reduced €9

Museum Card (annual card) €69

Group fee for students (museum-specific) €30

Free admission

Young people under 18

We accept payment by Smartum culture vouchers and TyKy fitness vouchers. Please present your card or certificate at the information desk to verify your right to a reduced fee.

Day Ticket to the Museums, €12 / €9

Buy one ticket and get acquainted with the museums of the City of Vaasa in a day! Valid for the Osthrobothnian Museum, the Tikanoja Art Museum, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Old Vaasa.  Entry to the museums according to their opening hours. We reserve the right to changes.

Museum Card, €69

The Museum Card is your ticket to over 250 museums all around Finland. The Museum Card is valid for 12 months from the first day of use, and you can visit the museums as often as you like.

The Museum Card is also accepted at Vaasa City Museums. Entry to the museums according to their opening hours. Read more about the Museum Card!

Guided tours

Guided tours that are open to the public and included in the price of admission will be organised regularly at the Tikanoja Art Museum. You can also book a guided tour for your group. For more information, see Guided Tours.

Tour fees during opening hours:

€40 (from Tuesday to Friday)

€60 (Saturday, Sunday and public holidays)

€60 (special guided tour)

Tour fees outside opening hours:

€80 (from Tuesday to Friday) + opening fee

Special guided tours, such as a walking tour round the collectors’ quarters or a tour led by an artist

€60–€100 (Tuesday–Sunday)

The fee for a special tour depends on the theme and duration of the tour. A special tour must always be agreed on in advance.

Tour fees, reduced:

-other than local groups of day nursery and school children, €30

-groups of students , €30

No tour fee charged:

local groups of day nursery and school children accompanied by their teacher

The prices of admission are not included in the tour fee.

Exceptional opening hours in 2019:

Mon 1 Jan, New Year’s Day: closed

Sat 6 Jan, Epiphany:  open

Thu 29 Mar, Maundy Thursday: closed

Fri 30 Mar, Good Friday: closed

Sat 31 Mar, open

Sun 1 Apr, Easter Day: open

Mon 2 Apr, Easter Monday: closed

Mon 30 Apr, May Day’s Eve: closed

Tue 1 May, May Day: open

Thu 10 May, Ascension Day: open

Fri 21 Jun, Midsummer’s Eve: closed

Sat 22 Jun, Midsummer’s Day:  closed

Sun 24 Jun closed

Fre 6 Dec, Independence Day: closed

Sat 21 Dec closed

Sun 22 Dec closed

Mon 23 Dec closed

Tue 24 Dec, Christmas Eve: closed

Wed 25 Dec, Christmas Day: closed

Thu 26 Dec, Boxing Day: open

Tue 31 Dec, New Year’s Eve: museum open until 3pm

During exhibition changeovers the Tikanoja Art Museum is closed as follows:

Free admission days in 2019

You can visit the Tikanoja Art Museum free of charge on special days.

Sat 18 May, International Museum Day

Thu 8 Aug, Night of the Arts in Vaasa

Wed 2 Oct, City of Vaasa, Founding Day

In addition, there is at least one free admission day during every exhibition in order to facilitate economic accessibility.