Opening hours and prices

Opening hours of the museums and restaurant

WINTER (until 25th June and from 14 August onward)

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
asiakaspalvelu@kotkanravintolat.fi or +358 10 832 3501.

SUMMER

In summer we are open also Mondays during 26 June–13 August 2017.
Mon–Tue, Thu–Sun 10am–6pm
Wed 10am–8pm

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 1 July–3 September. €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:

2017

23 to 27 January 
closed

14 April 
closed

30 April 
open 10-15

1 May
closed

22 June
open 10-15

23 June
closed

24 June
closed

6 December 
closed

23 December 
open 10-15

24 December 
closed

25 December
closed

31 December
open 10-15