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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.

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Exhibitions at the Museum


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

  • OPEN LECTURE/ Ian Davis: Key Developments in Shelter and Settlements in Disaster Prone Areas

    Wednesday Sep 18 at 6 pm, Museum of Finnish Architecture

    Professor, architect Ian Davis has worked in Disaster Risk and Recovery Management over forty years. Based on his long experiences gained as an architect, academic, consultant, writer, researcher and advocate, Ian Davis will describe some of the significant steps that have been taken in providing shelter after disaster. 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 »