Conference facilities

Conferences, seminars, lectures and training days may be organised in the inspiring setting Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. You may select from two unique conference rooms, the Billiard Room and the Factory.

Billiard Room 

The Billiard Room located on the top floor of the Rettig Palace is a party and conference room for up to 22 people, with wonderful river views over the rooftops of Turku. It is especially suitable for smaller customer functions.

  • Audio-visual equipment: fixed data projector (not portable from the museum side), overhead projector, wireless Internet connection, whiteboard, flip chart


The Factory conference facilities located right by the museum's main entrance can be converted for many uses and the furniture is easily moveable to whatever layout you require. There you can hold a meeting, a workshop or even an exhibition day for small-sized products. The room can accommodate up to 45 people (chairs only) or 40 people in lecture-theatre mode.

  • Audio-visual equipment: data projector (not portable from the museum side), wireless Internet connection, overhead projector, whiteboard, flip chart


The prices for the conference facilities are graded according to the duration of the event:

  • €200 / under 2 hours
  • €250 / 2–4 hours
  • €300 / more than 4 hours

These prices are valid on weekdays from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm and on Sundays from 11.00 am to 7.00 pm. If the function starts earlier or continues after 7.00 pm, there is an extra attendant's charge of €50 for each starting hour.

Catering at conferences

M Kitchen & Café operates within the museum and is open every day from 11.00 am - 7.00 pm. For further information, contact:, Tel. +358 40 1979005.

Further information and reservations

  • Tel. +358 207 181 635 / Reservation Manager Juha Sillanpää