Contact and opening hours

Our opening hours

From 10th of August onwards, the library is open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 am to 6 pm. Otherwise, the institute will be closed to the public until 15.09.2020. Due to renovations in the building, construction noise may occur.

Closure dates

  • Easter
  • May Day: 1 May; the day before at 4 pm
  • Ascension Day
  • Midsummer eve (juhannusaatto); the day before at 2 pm
  • Summer Closure: July
  • Finnish Independence Day: 6 December
  • Christmas time


Goethe-Institut is easy to reach

Goethe-Institut is located near the Kamppi shopping center at Salomonkatu. Trains and buses (including from the airport) bring you to the central railway station in the Helsinki city center, only a few minutes’ walk away from us. If you are traveling by tram, get off at the Lasipalatsi stop. Long-distance buses and the metro bring you to Kamppi and right to our doorstep.

Bicycle racks are available directly opposite Goethe-Institut next to the Kamppi shopping center.

Barrier-free access.

Further information on transportation is available on the internet at Reittiopas: