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Booking of facilities


Currently in the piloting stage, Varaamo is the City of Helsinki’s service that can currently be used for making reservations for the facilities, workstations and equipment of the Helsinki City Library, the City of Helsinki Youth Department and the Department of Early Education and Care.

Booking of sports facilities

Information on standing and one-time reservations for the sports facilities maintained by Sports Services

Sports Services has approximately 70 sports halls and gyms as well as approximately 90 outdoor sports fields. Seasonal reservations for the facilities and fields are made separately for the winter and summer seasons. Sport services manages the sport facilities of 134 schools for use in the evenings and outside school hours. Reservations for the sports facilities maintained by Sports Services and the sport facilities of schools are done via E-services
Periods for applying and instructions

Saunas, lounges with fireplace and cottages

The saunas can accommodate 4-50 people, depending on the location. Bookable and public sauna hours are available in many breathtakingly beautiful island areas, such as Kaunissaari, Uunisaari and Pihlajasaari. Saunas like this are also available on the mainland, in unique locations and along excellent public transport connections. In the city, saunas can be found at Rastila Camping site and at hiking lodges in Paloheinä and Maunula. In addition to a sauna, lounge with fireplace or other separate space can be booked at certain locations, such as Luukki, Pirttimäki and Salmi.

Cottages are available for booking, from a minimum period of one day to a maximum period of one week, in the Kaunissaari and Elisaari islands and at the Rastila Camping site.
Rastila Helsinki Camping

A library can be used for meetings, studying, activities and exhibitions

Nearly every Helsinki City Library has space, which can be rented for many different purposes, such as meetings, activities, exhibitions, team work and lectures.

The meetings rooms are specifically designed for holding meetings and gatherings. Multi-purpose facilities and team work spaces are suitable for team work, meetings, gatherings, and other such purposes. At the Pasila Library, there is also a lecture hall for 90 people available for rent.

These facilities are equipped with the necessary equipment for holding a presentation, for example.

In most cases, the cost of renting the facilities is EUR 30 per hour. The cost of renting the auditorium and computer room at the Pasila Library is EUR 45 per hour.

Information about meeting rooms, urban office spaces and multi-purpose facilities, as well as the contact details of each library, are available in

Exhibition spaces in libraries

Some of the libraries also have spaces for holding an art exhibition. If you are looking for an exhibition space, contact the library in which you would like to set up an exhibition directly. The contact details of libraries are available in

Cultural centre facilities

The General Cultural Services unit rents out facilities in cultural centres around Helsinki for many purposes. The facilities include performance halls, auditoriums, meeting rooms, recreational facilities and galleries and lobby spaces suitable for exhibitions. 

There are also studio and living spaces rented out for artists.

Explore the facilities

The Helsinki City Museum rents out facilities for meetings and festivities at the City Museum, Aleksanterinkatu 16, and Villa Hakasalmi, Mannerheimintie 13b. For quotations and inquiries, please visit