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Opening hours in summer 2024 vary on these dates: Friday 14.6. the theater’s ticket office closes at 3 p.m. Thursday 20.6. ticket office closes at 2 p.m. Friday 21.6. (midsummer’s eve) ticket office is closed. After midsummer the ticket office is open as usual until June 28. The theater is closed in July. The ticket office will open again on August 1.

SAMPO Festival is coming again – this years festival dates are 28.8.-1.9.2024! The festival program has been published and tickets are on sale. There will be some additions to the program later on. Check out the performances  at and stay tuned for more!

Our ticket office is open at the theatre from Tuesday to Friday 9.30 am – 4.30 pm. When we have a morning performance at 10 am, we open our doors at 9 am.  Sampo´s Fairytale cafe is open only for the performances, opening 9.30 on performance mornings, and one hour before performance on evenings and weekends.

Our age recommendations are always flexible, and younger children are also welcome. We will be happy to give you more information about age recommendations if you contact us!

You can contact us by phone or email (see Contact info). Tickets can also be reserved by phone or email.

Events calendar

On this page you will find the events calendar for the current season and you can buy tickets for the performances.

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On this page you will find information about Sampo´s repertoire with pictures & videos!

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Puppet Theatre Sampo is located in the center of Helsinki (Erottajankatu 7).

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Puppetry web store

In the webstore you will find gift tickets, books about puppetry, equipment to make puppetry at home, and music by Sampo!

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Our Theatre

The Helsinki based Puppet Theatre Sampo was founded in 1977.

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Art education and audience engagement

Puppetry courses, artist meetings, puppetry materials and Culture Kids!

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Sampo's Fairytale Cafe

Sampo’s Fairytale Cafe is a family-friendly cultural café!

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