EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM AND ELSEWHERE
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On this website you can see all the events provided by the Museum of Finnish Architecture during autumn 2017. In addition to its exhibitions, the museum organizes also other events, such as discussions, lectures and workshops.
GUIDED ARCHITECTURE TOURS IN HELSINKI
Guided architecture walking tours start again in July. Tours are organized by the Museum of Finnish Architecture and led by Gayle McKeen, a guide from Chicago Architecture Foundation. Please note: Tours are held in English, approximate duration: 1h 45 minutes
Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 11 AM: Historical Centre of Helsinki
Starting point: Senate Square, statue of Alexander II, Price 10 €/5 €
The history of the city of Helsinki is restored in the buildings and monuments of the dense city centre. Guided walking tours through the heart of Helsinki shed light on the history of Finland, its citizens, its neighboring states, and the role of Finnish national identity in architecture from the early 19th to the late 20th century.
Thursdays and Saturdays at 11 AM: Ullanlinna Tour
Starting point: Museum of Finnish Architecture, Kasarmikatu 24, Price 10 €/5 €
Discover how town planning created two of Helsinki's most beautiful neighborhoods, distinctive for their parks and colorful residential buildings. The two-hour tour embarks from the Museum of Finnish Architecture towards the cozy Ullanlinna quarters by the seaside and then proceeds to briefly explore the Eira neighborhood nearby.