MUSEUM OF FINNISH ARCHITECTURE
Kasarmikatu 24, 00130 Helsinki, Finland
 
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Exhibitions, Library and Museum shop
Tue-Sun 11 am–6 pm
Wed 11 am–8 pm
 
Library is open 22.7.–9.8.2019 on weekdays by appointment:
Sat–Sun 11 am–6 pm.
 
Archives are closed 1.7.–5.8.

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Exhibitions at the Museum

SUUR-MERIJOKI MANOR – THE JEWEL OF FINNISH ART NOUVEAU

6.3.2019 - 8.9.2019

Suur-Merijoki Manor in Viipuri Province was a Finnish Art Nouveau masterpiece, a ‘total work of art’ that became one the most famous Finnish homes of its era. The exhibition reawakens the former glory of the perished manor designed by the young architect trio Herman Gesellius, Armas Lindgren and Eliel Saarinen. Read more »


ERIC ADLERCREUTZ: THE ARCHITECT'S PEN MEETS THE PAPER

13.6.2019 - 8.9.2019

Drawing has been a lifelong passion for architect Eric Adlercreutz, for whom it is not just a technical work stage, but a way of thinking, with the brain and hand working in unison. The exhibition presents the rich and varied career of Adlercreutz, highlighting the important role that drawing plays in his work. Read more »


DECADES OF FINNISH ARCHITECTURE 1900–1970

permanent exhibition

The exhibition takes its visitors on a journey into the Finnish architecture of the 20th century. Different features, technical solutions, materials and interior design are followed from decade to decade; from National Romanticism to Classicism and Functionalism, through the Modernism that created the country’s international reputation to the architecture of the 1970's. Read more »

What's on

  • Guided tour in English: SUUR-MERIJOKI MANOR – THE JEWEL OF FINNISH ART NOUVEAU

    July 5. and August 2, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    The guided tours are open for all and included in the museum admission fee. In English: every Saturday at 1 pm. Every first Friday of the month at 4.30 pm. Read more »


  • Wood Works: The lecture series will continue in the autumn 2019

    Curated by Professor Pekka Heikkinen, this new international lecture series presents topical issues and high-quality examples of wooden architecture and construction. Free of charge. Held in English. Read more »


  • Upcoming Exhibitions: Alvar Aalto’s Refined Landscapes

    26.9.2019–6.1.2020, Museum of Finnish Architecture

    The autumn exhibition connects Alvar Aalto’s architecture with the surrounding landscape. It presents a selection of landscapes that inspired Aalto, yielding insights into how he incorporated the scenery as part of his architectural designs. In collaboration with Alvar Aalto Foundation. Read more »


  • TOURING EXHIBITIONS: Arctic Dreams: Architecture for Tourists in Lapland 1930–1950

    17.04.–27.10.2019, The Sámi Museum Siida, Inari

    As Finland gained its independence and the Arctic Ocean Highway was constructed, travelling to Lapland became an important national and governmental project. Tourism to Lapland was marketed on the local landscape and architecture, which also came to form its base. Architects and interior designers were engaged to design grand Functionalist hotels and homely tourist hostels and cabins steeped in National Romanticism. At their very best, these became works of art and attractions in themselves. Read more »