How to visit the Research Pavilion

The Pavilion is open Tue–Sun 12–18. Read about how to get to the Research Pavilion, about COVID-19 guidelines and signing up for events.

Site and opening hours

Hietsu Pavilion 
Hiekkarannantie 9 
00100 Helsinki 

5 June – 29 August 2021 
Tue – Sun 12–18 
On Sunday 29 August we close at 17.
Free entry 

Additionally, the Research Pavilion venue is open to the public on Monday 7 June 15-18.

During the opening week, 5–10 June 2021, the Uniarts Research Pavilion fills the whole Hietsu Pavilion and its surroundings on the Hietaniemi beach. During the rest of the summer, the Research Pavilion will take place at the Ateljé-sali in the other end of the Hietsu Pavilion, as well as outdoors. The online events will be streamed on the Uniarts Helsinki Youtube channel.

COVID-19 guidelines

We follow carefully the development of the COVID-19 situation and restrict visitor numbers according to the current decision of the Regional State Administrative Agency.

  • Visit only in good health. 
  • Remember hand hygiene, and cough and sneeze into your elbow. 
  • Keep a two-meter safety distance to others visiting the exhibition, as well as to the invigilator.  
  • Use hand sanitizer and do not touch surfaces unnecessarily. 
  • We strongly recommend wearing a face mask indoors. 

Signing up for events

You must sign up for some of our events. Guidelines for signing up can be found in our event calendar, in the event in question.  

How to get there

The address of the Hietsu Pavilion is Hiekkarannantie 9. We recommend arriving by public transport, bike, or walking. The nearest bus stop is for bus 24, and bike racks can be found in front of the building. There is also a station for Helsinki bikes nearby. There are only limited possibilities for parking.  

Accessibility at Hietsu Pavilion

Both Juhlasali and Ateljé-sali are accessible by wheelchair through the main entrance and lobby. There is a wheelchair-accessible toilet in the lobby.  


To the Research Pavilion website