The Museum of Fine Arts Eemil

The collections of the Museum of Fine Arts Eemil are based on sculptures and plaster and clay drafts of works by the renowned Finnish sculptor Eemil Halonen (1875–1950). The museum also preserves the heritage of other members of the Halonen family of artists. Around ten of Eemil Halonen’s siblings and cousins who were born between the 1860s and 1890s followed careers in painting, sculpture, the casting of artworks, crafts, music and theatre. They were involved in creating national identity for Finland and an independent nation.

On display at the Museum of Fine Arts Eemil are the collections exhibition and temporary exhibitions of Finnish contemporary art.

Opening hours

Winter season (7 February –19 May 2019 and 1 August – 22 December 2019):
Wed. – Fri. from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sat. –Sun. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Summer season (7 June – 31 July 2019)
Tue. –Sun. from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Public holidays and exceptional opening hours
In 2019 the Museum of Fine Arts Eemil is closed on New Year’s Day 1 January, Epiphany 6 January, Easter 19 –22 April, May Day 1 May, Ascension Day 30 May, Midsummer 21 –24 June, All Saints’ Day 2 November, Finnish Independence Day 6 December, and in the Christmas Season from 23 to 26 December. The collections exhibition is open to the public when temporary exhibitions are being changed.

Price of admission

8 euros

7 euros
students, pensioners, unemployed persons, and persons in national service and non-military service.

Free admission
for persons under 18 and personal assistants in the company of disabled persons

Smartum and Tyky exercise vouchers accepted.

A Museums Card museum
The Museums Card is a joint admission ticket to around 280 museums and is valid for one year from its first date of use. The price of the card is €69 in 2019. The Museums Card is on sale at the Museum of Fine Arts Eemil.

Location and Contact information

Museum of Fine Arts Eemil
Suistamontie 3
73100 Lapinlahti
Telephone. +358 40 187 2678
Email: info@eemil.fi
The museum has unobstructed access.

The Museum of Fine Arts Eemil is only a few kilometres from highway E63 on the route between Kuopio and Iisalmi.

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