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Museum of Archaeology and Contemporary Art

Museum of Archaeology and Contemporary Art Aboa Vetus Ars Nova is situated in the center of Turku, Finland. Aboa Vetus’ archaeological site and exhibitions tell a story of the city. Ars Nova exhibitions are concentrated on contemporary art and on presenting the museum art collection.

Opening hours and tickets

Open Tue – Sun 11am–6pm

Opening hours and tickets

Tickets 12 / 8 €

Arrival and accessibility

Itäinen Rantakatu 4–6

Aboa Vetus

Old Turku

Aboa Vetus, the only archaeological museum in Finland, is a town quarter discovered underground. The ruin area of Aboa Vetus includes the remains of medieval houses. The Convent Riverfront, one of medieval Turku’s main streets, still runs through the museum area today.

Exhibitions
Ars Nova

Contemporary art

The Aboa Vetus Ars Nova Foundation Art Collection is a varied assemblage of works from the recent history of Finnish and other Western art. The collection’s oldest works date from the end of the 19th century, but the emphasis is on works originating from after the 1950s to the present day.

Exhibitions

Events in the Museum

Tällä hetkellä ei ole tulevia tapahtumia.

Events

Exhibitions

Aboa Vetus’ archaeological site and exhibitions tell a story of the city. You can experience authentic ruins, artefacts and medieval streets. Ars Nova exhibitions are concentrated on contemporary art and on presenting the museum art collection.

Café Pegasus

Enjoy a nice cup of coffee, a glass of wine or delicious food at our restaurant. We also offer lunch from Tuesday until Friday. The restaurant is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 11 am. to 6 pm.

Museum Shop

Aboa Vetus Ars Nova’s Museum Shop is a plentiful gift shop, which is easy to pop in to even without visiting the museums exhibitions. The Museum Shop is known for its abundant collection of postcards, jolly toys and elegant jewellery.

Conference Facilities

Aboa Vetus Ars Nova offers an inspiring setting for your conferences, seminars, lectures, training days, private events and celebrations