Malmitalo’s versatile programme attracts people not only from Malmi, but from all districts of Helsinki to enjoy concerts, films, art and children’s culture. Malmitalo is easy to reach by public transport. The building also houses the Malmi Library, the Helsinki Adult Education Centre and a total of four art schools for music, dance, visual arts and handwork.

The restaurant-café serves sweet and savoury snacks as well as lunch. Entry to art exhibitions is free.

We also offer free WiFi.

Opening hours

During the programme season
Mon-Fri 08.00 to 20.00
Sat 08.00 to 18.00
Open later for events

All opening hours

Ticket desk

Malmitalo ticket desk is open one hour before shows.

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Have a cup of coffee, a snack or lunch! The restaurant is operated by Palmia and serves also a full range of drinks and snacks during intervals.

Restaurant Malmitalo

Take your pick!

Check out our upcoming events and take your pick. Use the search function to filter the content according to your preferences.

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More fun with a Culture Companion

Would you like to visit more cultural events, but find it boring or difficult to go on your own? Culture Companions are there to help. Malmitalo is a partner in the Culture Companion project.

Culture Companions

Helsinki Dance Institute

The Helsinki Dance Institute has the most varied curriculum in Finland and holds courses for children and young people also in Malmitalo.


The Music Institute of Northern Helsinki

In the Music Institute of Northern Helsinki, you can study music with professional teachers all the way from early education to vocational studies.

Pohjois-Helsingin musiikkiopisto

Taito South Finland

In Malmitalo, handwork school Taito South Finland provides basic education in arts and crafts for children and young people.

Taito South Finland

How to get there

Malmitalo is located near the Malmi railway station, on Ala-Malmi Market Square opposite to shopping centre Malmin Nova.

Visiting address: Ala-Malmin tori 1

Parking spaces are available in multi-storey car park P1 on Malminkaari.

Getting there


Mon-Thu 08.00 to 20.00
Fri 08.00 to 18.00
Sat 10.00 to 16.00

Malmi Library

The Malmitalo Gallery

Helsinki Artists’ Association selects the changing exhibitions in the gallery.

Free entry to the Gallery during Malmitalo’s opening hours.

There are more exhibitions in the Entrance Hall and the loft.

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Accessibility in Malmitalo

Malmitalo’s main entrance and all public areas in the house are fully accessible by wheelchair.

All venues are equipped with induction loop, and there is a mobile induction loop available.


Find your way around

View the helpful floor plan to find your way to events, exhibitions, the library, art schools and Adult Education Centre courses.

Floor plan

Adult Education Centre courses

The Helsinki Adult Education Centre holds courses in Malmitalo. Join a course to study a variety of subjects or to find yourself a new hobby!

Helsingin aikuisopisto

The Art School of Northern Helsinki

The Art School of Northern Helsinki provides basic education in the visual arts for children and young people. The education progresses annually from one level to the next, but there are also short courses available.

Pohjois-Helsingin kuvataidekoulu