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Very interesting modern exhibitions

Museum is small in size. Handy for visits. You do not need more than 60 minutes of time. Place is... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
matkalainen959
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Pori, Finland
Very interesting well-curated exhibitions

We were lucky enough to find two very interesting and well-curated exhibitions on the day we... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Bron33
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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22 May 2018
“Very interesting modern exhibitions”
17 Feb 2018
“Very interesting well-curated exhibitions”
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Pori Art Museum has been famous for its modern and contemporary art exhibitions for over three decades. The basic collection belonging to the Maire Gullichsen Art Foundation contains mainly Finnish art from the beginning of the 20th century to the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Etelaranta, Pori 28100, Finland
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Museum is small in size. Handy for visits. You do not need more than 60 minutes of time. Place is never crouded. Exhibitions are modern and I find them well done. Curator is good and has obviously good connection in art scene.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

We were lucky enough to find two very interesting and well-curated exhibitions on the day we visited. One was of various artists from Damascus, the works by Nisrine Boukhari we found particularly striking. The other exhibition was showcasing work by Ana Torfs and was extremely...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Bron33
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The Pori Art Museum is quite small but it has some interesting art and it is situated on a beautiful river. They have a great café with some delicious local food, as well as a nice book selection in the gift shop.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Emma K
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We could drive right up to the museum.We parked outside and entered to discover a large number of exhibits nicely curated.The beauty of this place is that this is a huge place to house the exhibition and secondly it gives you a taste of variety...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The oil paintings of Eggert Pétursson are fabulous. An unique mixture of abstract and highly detailed they show us the multitude of the flora of Iceland. The museum is modern and nice. There is free parking and a cafe.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very nice middle size art museum. The quality of contemporary art exhibitions are exellent and cafeteria is good. Location is good.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank kalliph
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We really enjoyed the various exhibitions, the major one featured some wonderful paintings by an Icelandic artist. The staff are very helpful, there are good facilities and an interesting shop,

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Geoffrey I
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Changing exhibitions, so one can visit several times per year. The cafeteria is excellent and very affordable, and they also serve lunch, even on Saturdays. And you can read today's newspapers there as well.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank JaanaS682
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I visited the temporary exhibitions whilst in Pori - Daniel & Geo Fuchs. The first exhibition was called Toy Giants and consisted of giant photos of toys - I wrote in my diary at the time that it was a bit disturbing but oddly compelling...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank sarahc756
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