Guide to Aalto Buildings in Finland: Helsinki

AALTO HOUSE 1935-36

Directions Tram 4 from Helsinki; north on Mannerheimintie street to last stop at Munkkiniemi (approx. 30 min ride from the tram stop at the SOKOS department store) Walk west one block on Laajalahdentie, after sports field turn right on Riihitie.

STUDIO AALTO 1954-55, 1962-63

Directions From Helsinki: take the number 4 tram to Munkkiniemi and get off at the last stop but one, which is named 'Tiilimäki'. Turn right up Tiilimäki and carry on walking for about 100 metres. Alvar Aalto's studio is no. 20, the white building on the left-hand side of the road.

INTERIOR DECOR OF SAVOY RESTAURANT 1937

Address Eteläesplanadi 14
Open as restaurantMon-Fri 11.30–14:30 and 18–24, Sat 18–24
Tel. +358 9 6128 5300

FINNISH ENGINEERING SOCIETY BUILDING 1948-52

Address Ratakatu 9
Exterior visible

NATIONAL PENSIONS INSTITUTE (1948) 1953-1956

Address Nordenskiöldinkatu 12

Guided tours
1.4.-30.6. and 1.8.-30.9. Mon and Fri 2 PM.
1.10.-31.3. by appointment, 1 weekly 2PM.
Visits by prior agreement. Enquiries: viestinta (at) kela.fi

RAUTATALO OFFICE BUILDING 1951-55

Address Keskuskatu 3
Exterior visible

HOUSE OF CULTURE 1952-58

Congresses and events.
Address Sturenkatu 4
Tel +358 (09) 7740 270
info (at) kulttuuritalo.fi
www.kulttuuritalo.fi

ENSO GUTZEIT HEADQUARTERS 1959-62

Address Kanavaranta 1
Exterior visible

UNION BANK OF FINLAND 1960-65

Address Fabianinkatu 29
Exterior visible. Nowadays a shop; open when the shop is open.
Interior open in office hours

ACADEMIC BOOKSTORE 1961-69

Address Pohjoisesplanadi 39
Exterior visible
Main retail space open Mon-Fri 9-21, Sat klo 9-18, Sun klo 12-18

FINLANDIA HALL 1962/1967-75

Address Mannerheimintie 13
Exterior visible
Open Service point and Café Veranda are open for public Mon-Fri 9-17
Email servicepoint (at) finlandiatalo.fi
Guided tours: www.finlandiatalo.fi/en/visitors/
Entrance fee (guided tour) EUR 12,50 / adults, EUR 10 / children, students, seniors

Group tours enquiries
Tel. +358-(0)9-40241 Fax +358 (0)9 446 259, servicepoint (at) finlandiatalo.fi

ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING 1965-76

Address Kampinkuja 2
Exterior visible Partly a shop; open when the shop is open.

Open restaurant Puro, address Malminrinne 6 E, 8th floor Mon-Fri 7.30–15:00

alvar aalto foundation is not responsible of any changes or misinformation in opening times

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