Opening hours and prices

Opening hours of the museums and restaurant

Tue, Thu–Sun 10am–5pm
Wed 10am–8pm

On Mondays, the museums are closed but Restaurant Laakonki serves lunch between 11am and 2.30 pm. At other times, the restaurant is open by advance reservation. Please contact the restaurant at or +358 10 832 3501.

Museum admission fees

  • Adults €10
  • Students, pensioners and conscripts €6
  • Group ticket (at least 15 adults) €6 (per person)
  • Free admission for those under 18 years of age. 
  • Admission to the exhibitions is free to everyone on Wednesdays between 5pm and 8pm.
  • Icebreaker Tarmo is open during summer season 2018. €5. 

Vellamo accepts the Museum Card, Smartum Liikunta- ja kulttuuriseteli vouchers and Tyky-Kuntoseteli+ vouchers.

Guided tours

You can book guided tours in Finnish, Swedish, English, German and Russian. The admission fees must be paid in addition to the tour fee. The recommended maximum group size is 25 people.

  • General tour (1 h) €60/guide
  • Guided tour for schoolchildren €40/guide
  • Icebreaker Tarmo €60/40. Tarmo is closed in 2016.

Even groups coming for an unguided visit are asked to notify Maritime Centre Vellamo’s customer services of their arrival. In the event of congestion, groups that have booked a tour or provided notification of their arrival will take precedence.

Payment methods

Admission fees, tours and facility hire fees can be paid in cash or with most common debit and credit cards.

Exeptions to opening times

The exhibitions are open around the year also on some public holidays. Exeptions to opening times:


23 to 27 January 

14 April 

30 April 
open 10-15

1 May

22 June
open 10-15

23 June

24 June

6 December 
open 10-15

23 December 
open 10-15

24 December 

25 December

31 December
open 10-15