Botanical Gardens

Local nameKaisaniemen kasvitieteellinen puutarha (Bothanical garden)
LocationHelsinki, Finland

The University of Helsinki Botanical Garden is an institution subordinate to the Finnish Museum of Natural History of the University of Helsinki, which maintains a collection of live plants for use in research and teaching. The Botanical Garden has two separate sites: one in Kaisaniemi and one in Kumpula.

The Kaisaniemi Garden is open to the public. Its greenhouse is currently home to more than 800 different species of plants and its grounds to more than 2,800 plants of different origins.

Construction on the Kumpula Garden started in 1987 and opened to the public in 2009.

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Opening hours

Outdoor garden:
Daily: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Winter time (Sep - May):
Tue - Sun: 10 am - 4 pm (Tue: till 6 pm)

Summer time (Jun - Aug):
Tue-Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

Free entry on the last three opening hours of the first Thursday of every month.


Outdoor garden: free

Adults: €9
Children (7 - 17): €4,50
Students, Pensioners: €6
Children (under 7): free

More information and contact


Official Website


Twitter (Finnish)

Facebook (Finnish)


Phone +358 294 124 455

Address Unioninkatu 44, 00170 Helsinki, Finland

Coordinates 60°10'30.487" N 24°56'48.621" E

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