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The Cable Factory in Ruoholahti offers a colourful cultural backdrop for domestic and international modern photography, as well as some classic pieces of photography. The old industrial facility with its 800 square meters houses a multi-faceted and inspiring temporary exhibition programme.

The museum offers high-quality art, visual experiences as well as current, engaging photography. The Finnish Museum of Photography exposes the modern masters as well as the vivid history of photography.

The exhibitions include programmes for all ages. The special museum boasts a collection of nearly 4 million photographs, extensive archives, a research library and a museum shop. The museum’s active website contains a tonne of information related to the industry.

Address Tallberginkatu 1G, 00180 Helsinki (Kaapelitehdas)

E-mail fmp(at)

+358 9 6866 3621 (info)
+358 9 6866 360 (office, Tue–Fri 9–15)
+358-9-6866 3623 (picture service and library, Tue-Thu 10-15, reservations)

Opening hours
Tue 11–18
Wed 11–20
Thu–Sun 11–18
Mon Closed

Entrance fee
Adults 8 €
Students, pensioners 5 €
Under 18 years-olds free entry
Free admission on the last Wed of the month from 5 to 8 pm

To book guided tours or workshops:, tel. +358 9 6866 3621
For school or kindergarten groups 45 €
For adults 65 € on weekdays, 80 € on Sat and Sun