Guided tours will help you get more out of the Helsinki Biennial’s artworks and provide an opportunity to discuss the art. Our guides are art professionals who can answer your questions and tell you about what Vallisaari Island has to offer. The guided tours will be organised as allowed by COVID-19 restrictions.
Selected works from Helsinki Biennial public tours starting 10th July on Saturdays and Sundays at 13:00 in Finnish, and starting 18th July on Sundays at 15:00 in English or in Swedish:
in Finnish 10 July – 29 Aug on Saturdays and Sundays at 13:00
in English 18 July, 25 July, 1 Aug, 15 Aug and 29 Aug at 15:00
in Swedish Aug 8 and Aug 22 at 15:00
The guided tour focuses on the artworks that are on display at the historical Alexander Battery and in its beautiful surroundings. Max 25 persons. Duration 45 min. The tour begins at the gate of the Alexander Battery. When planning your arrival, make sure you allow enough time to buy the ticket and to walk (approx. 1,5 km / 20–30 mins) from the harbour to where the tour begins. Note : Difficult terrain in places.
Tickets are sold in the Info Container at the Arrival Harbour. Only payment cards accepted.
No prebookings. Places are allocated in order of purchase.
Adults 12 €
Reduced admission 10 € *
Free Admission 0 € **
* Groups entitled to discounts: Under 18 year olds, students (note! not postgraduate students), the unemployed, pensioners, conscripts and civil servants.
** Children under 7 years of age, escorts and helpers of rehabilitation patients and disabled persons, culture companions and their customers supervisors.
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Guided tours for your group
Mon-Thurs, 9.30 am–12 pm and 1 pm–2.30 pm.
Maximum group size: 25 persons per guide.
Book a guided tour for your group below.
You can reach the tour guide coordinator at the following number +358 40 1801 991 Mon – Thu 9.30–12 and 13–14.30. (Exception: closed on 13 and 21 September)