Lahti Museum of Visual Arts Malva

Malva is a museum full of art, design, posters and culture in Lahti, about an hour’s train ride from Helsinki.

Open today at 10-18
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Adults 16 €, children free entry
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Getting there
Getting there


Phase Shifting Index is an audiovisual installation that leads towards an atmosphere that challenges, in…
until 29.9.2024
Destination is an exhibition that tells by means of contemporary art about departure and arrival.
until 3.11.2024
Animalistic exhibition offers the whole family a multi-sensory experience where you can admire and explore…
until 25.8.2024
In the exhibition you can experience amazing art, fun posters and impressive Finnish design.

Experience the mesmerazing Ahto

Finnish Ekho Collective’s interactive artwork Ahto, changes according to the flow of visitors. Ahto is on display in the Light Gallery of Lahti Museum of Visual Arts Malva.


Tanssien teokseen at 18.00


Tanssien teokseen at 18.00


Open workshop


Fall in love with Malva

What is Malva?

Lahti Museum of Visual Arts Malva is a amazingly experiential museum in the heart of Lahti. The museum brings together art, design and poster content.

cultural act of the year

Malva has been chosen as the Finlands Cultural Act of The Year at the Kulttuurigaala, which was hosted by the central organization of the culture and art sector KULTA ry and Yle in Tampere on November 24, 2023.

Works of art in storage, drawn out.

Awesome collections

In addition to organising exhibitions, Malva has a key role in preserving cultural heritage. In total, we care for over 9,000 works of art and 70,000 posters.