The main entrance to Karatalo is accessible by wheelchair. The nearest parking space for disabled persons (1 space) is located behind Karatalo. There is one accessible toilet in Karatalo’s main lobby. The top row of the Karatalo hall has room for two wheelchairs. There is no lift in the hall. Several wheelchair spaces can be arranged in the front row by advance agreement. Please notify us in advance of the need for wheelchair spaces. Assistance dogs are welcome at Karatalo.In matters concerning accessibility, please contact the Karatalo info desk by e-mail at or by telephone on +358 9 816 82708.

WLAN connection

Wireless Internet is available in the Karatalo lobby. You can find the username and password posted on the lobby wall.

Events for Kaikukortti cardholders

With the Kaikukortti card, you can get free tickets to the cultural events which are in the Kaikukortti network. Karatalo events available to Kaikukortti cardholders are specified in the event details. Kaikukortti cardholders can acquire tickets in advance from official Lippupiste outlets (not, however, online via and also at the Karatalo ticket counter one hour prior to the event in question, if Kaikukortti quota tickets remain available. Only a limited number of tickets are available to Kaikukortti card holders. Please provide the number of your Kaikukortti card when making the reservation or purchase. You must also be prepared to show your Kaikukortti card at the venue. Please also note that if you purchase a ticket through Lippupiste, you have to pay a service charge even though the ticket itself is free of charge.
Additional information concerning the Kaikukortti card can be found at: and

Visit Karatalo with a culture buddy

Would you like to attend a cultural event at Karatalo but find it difficult to do so alone? A culture buddy is a volunteer who provides company and support for cultural visits. The culture buddy’s company and ticket are free-of-charge. Read more about culture buddies and ordering one (in Finnish).

There is no cloakroom fee at Karatalo.