Lahti Museum of Visual Arts Malva

Malva is a new museum full of art, design, posters and culture in Lahti, less than a 50-minute trip from Helsinki.

We offer wonderful experiences for culture lovers, families with children and first-time museumgoers alike – everybody is welcome.

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


In the exhibition you can experience amazing art, fun posters and impressive Finnish design.
Erik Bruun has been designing most loved Finnish posters since the 1950's.
until 29.1.2023
Nanna Susi is one of the most significant Finnish painters of our time.
Upcoming 7.10.2022

Interactive artwork Ahto mesmerizes audiences in Malva

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

Fall in love with Malva

Works of art in storage, drawn out.

Awesome collections are the heart of Malva

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


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