Architectural tours are available during July and August in this unique building designed by Alvar Aalto.
Guided tours in July on Thursdays: 2.7., 9.7., 16.7., 23.7. and 30.7. at 16:00
Guided tours in August on Mondays and Thursdays: 3.8., 6.8., 10.8., 13.8., 17.8., 20.8., 24.8., 27.8., and 31.8. at 16:00
The House of Culture was completed in 1958 close to the centre of Helsinki. It was designed as a multi-purpose building for the Communist Party of Finland. Apart from the concert hall, the building was intended to accommodate a variety of cultural activities. With its Aalto furnishings and light fittings and its wealth of details, the House of Culture is protected by the Act on the Protection of Buildings. House of Culture renovation (2013) is included in the Biennial Review of Finnish Architecture 2014.
Guided tours are arranged in co-operation between Alvar Aalto Foundation and the House of Culture.
Enquiries: coordinator Hanna Pärnä, tel. + 358 (0)40 5881016, riihitie(at)alvaraalto.fi