Top things to do

Gallery in Espoo

Gallen-Kallelan Museo

Part castle, part studio, this was the home of Akseli Gallen-Kallela, one of Finland’s most significant artists. Many of his works are displayed here including his famed Kalevala illustrations. The peace of the lake…
Gallery in Espoo

Espoo Museum of Modern Art

This has a huge collection of mostly Finnish modern art, ranging from the early 20th century to the present. It’s definitely worth the trip from Helsinki. Sharing the same address and opening hours, and visitable wi…
Nature Centre in Espoo


Nuuksio National Park's gateway is Haltia, an atmospheric modern visitor centre in the shape of a nesting duck. Inside, the exhibitions bring you the sights and sounds of the Finnish landscape and are backed up by i…
Music in Espoo

April Jazz Festival

Draws big crowds with international artists.