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Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art

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Great art works, just really small

Honestly, this museum had some great pieces up but I found it all too small and it was a very short... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Lisa E
Mind blown

The collection that you can find here is son diverse and breath taking. Make sure you have enough... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
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Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art - or more familiarly WAM - is the Turku City art museum. The focal point of the exhibitions is modern and contemporary art. WAM displays c:a four exhibitions annually.
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Itaeinen Rantakatu 38, Turku 20810, Finland
+358 3 5822620850
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been here a couple of times. The exhibitions are usually good and interesting. Last time I visited the Civil War exhibition, which lacked something. It felt incomplete and confusing, and I did not feel like I had learned something there. The museum itself...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank youshali
Reviewed 15 November 2018

This is a quite small art museum where the exhibitions are changing. This time there was an exhibition called 'Civil War'. Already on the street in front of the entrance was one artwork, a semitrailer with building waste from Syria. Not even inside, the exhibition...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Honestly, this museum had some great pieces up but I found it all too small and it was a very short visit in my opinion. I went on Turku day and so I did not have to pay but I think I would have been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The collection that you can find here is son diverse and breath taking. Make sure you have enough time when you visit because it fly fast when you are here

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank AJ800
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I can't speak for other exhibits at this place, but the Hashimoto exhibition was excellent and WAMs spaces were well utilized for it.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank NiklasN332
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Located by Aura river. Spacious and light interior. Good cafe with terrace next to entrance. Beautiful building.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SakiJR
Reviewed 28 July 2017

WAM is a really wonderful space, and the perfect setting for the Jacob Hashimoto exhibition - which is mind blowing in both its scope and intricacy! The three dimensional objects are an exploration of the interfaces between a painting and a sculpture - and many...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lorna K
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Visited Jacob Hashimoto's exhibition and photography museum Peri's exhibition You gaze is a loaded gun. As a first timer in WAM I would have liked to have a bit better signs where to go and what to see (or then I just didn't notice the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Katariina M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Not really a must see sight, but if you are an art lover this is easy to catch art museum next to river.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mika L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

WAM is a real gem, always happy to visit! They usually had small but excellent exhibitions, very well curated and interesting; both Finnish and International artists. The museum building is purpose-built as a museum and has very interesting architecture. A specialty is a large fish-tank...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank lmsk2014
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