Helsinki Music Centre is located in the heart of Helsinki on Mannerheimintie Street, just in front of the Houses of Parliament. The Houses of Parliament are to the west of Helsinki Music Centre. To the south of the Music Centre, there is the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma and the Sanomatalo Building. In the east, the railway passes the Centre. To the north, there is Finlandia Hall. The distance from the Main Railway Station to Helsinki Music Centre is about 300 metres. Three fourths of the Helsinki Music Centre building are underground.
There are three entrances to the Helsinki Music Centre. The address of the main entrance is Musiikkitalo, Mannerheimintie 13a B. There is a drop-off and collection point for taxis at the Mannerheimintie entrance. This entrance takes you to the fourth floor of Helsinki Music Centre.
On the Kiasma side of the Helsinki Music Centre building, there is the Kansalaistori Square, with an entrance to the Music Centre Main Foyer and Café on the third floor.
The third entrance to Helsinki Music Centre on Töölönlahdenkatu Street leads to the Sibelius Academy premises on the third floor of the building. Töölönlahdenkatu Street starts in Mannerheimintie Street and runs between Helsinki Music Centre and Helsinki City Museum all the way to Elielinaukio Square.