The Aalto House
In 1934, Aino and Alvar Aalto acquired a site in almost completely untouched surroundings in Helsinki.
The Aalto House is open for public from 2 June 2020
We want to assure that our Museum visitors can tour our sites safely.
Due to the exceptional situation, new visiting arrangements will apply when the building opens.
We have taken a number of different measures to ensure customer safety. Visitors will receive further guidance on the spot to make their Museum visit a pleasant and safe one.
Maximum number of visitors is limited to 9 per tour.
The Aalto House can only be visited by joining a guided tour.
The tour timetable depends on the time of the year – please check the schedule carefully.
We strongly recommend making a reservation in advance, because the maximum number of visitors is limited to 9 per tour. See shop.alvaraalto.fi
Pre-sale of tickets in our online shop ends 1 hour before the tour. Possible unsold tickets are available on-site before each tour. Please note that the most popular tours might get fully booked in advance.
Groups are required to make a reservation outside the regular tour hours: email@example.com
Guided tours are normally held in English.
The duration of the visit is 1 hour. The guided tour itself will last about 30-40 minutes, after which it’s possible to enjoy the building and its spaces at one’s own pace for a while.
Regular price 25 €/per person
Students, senior citizens and unemployed 13 €/per person
NB! In case you are entitled to a discounted ticket, please show the valid documentation (e.g. a student card) on site
Children under 18 years with parent(s)
ICOM, ICOMOS, PRESS and DOCOMOMO card holders
Group tours can be arranged outside the regular tour hours only.
Reservation required: firstname.lastname@example.org
Group fees from 1.2.2020:
Group tour fee: 80 €/per group + 16 €/ per person
Student group fee: 50 €/per group + 11 €/per person
Senior group fee: 80 €/per group + 11 €/per person
Combined tours including both the Aalto House and the Studio Aalto are available as well!
Tours are available in the following languages: English, Japanese, German, Italian, French, Finnish, Swedish
Due to safety reasons, large bags can’t be taken into the museum spaces.
Accessibility: there are stairs at The Aalto House. There is no wheelchair access.
There is no waiting room inside the building. Please wait for the guide at the door.
Camera supervision (CCTV) is in operation throughout the house.
Museum Card is not valid in The Aalto House.
If you are interested in visiting the Studio Aalto as well, please check the timetable in advance. The Aalto House and the Studio Aalto are located relatively close to each other, the distance is about 500 metres.
Tram 4 (Munkkiniemi). See HSL route planner
The nearest tram stop is Laajalahden aukio, 300 metres from the Aalto House (route not signed)
The Aalto House doesn’t have parking places of its own.
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Visit Alvar Aalto’s home on a guided tour!
The history and architecture of Aalto’s unique home, located in Munkkiniemi area in Helsinki, opens up through the stories the guide has to share. The tour lasts an hour and includes both the guided tour itself and free time to enjoy the special atmosphere in the house and explore the museum shop.