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Exhibitions at the Museum


1.3.2017 - 3.9.2017

In the large exhibition hall, the Museum of Finnish Architecture celebrates Finland’s centenary with How Finland Was Modernized, an exhibition presenting an unprecedented selection of drawings from the museum’s collections. Through 200 architectural drawings, the exhibition takes visitors on a journey through history, charting Finland’s birth as a modern nation. Read more »


7.6.2017 - 3.9.2017

Continuing the Architect’s Voice series at the Museum of Finnish Architecture, Perspectives presents the work of Heikkinen-Komonen Architects in an installation of photographic projections showcased in the small exhibition hall. The projected images offer museum visitors a new kind of immersive experience of the featured sites. Read more »


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

  • THE NIGHT OF THE ARTS @Museum of Finnish Architecture

    Thursday August 24, 2017

    Free entrance to the museum 4 pm – 9 pm. Sale at the bookshop! Guided tours in Finnish: 6 pm Elina Standertskjöld, Head of Archives 7 pm Antti Aaltonen, Drawings Collection 5–8 pm workshops at the museum yard: Pimp your own birdhouse and Hammer and Nails –build your fantasy dwelling out of wood Read more »

  • Perspectives into architecture photography

    Wednesday 30.8.2017 at 6 pm @ Museum of Finnish Architecture

    HELD IN FINNISH! Photographer Jussi Tiainen tells about his 40-year long career with architetural photography and perspetive's role in his work. Read more »

  • 2-hour trip in the historic Helsinki

    1.7.–31.8.2017, Thu–Mon at 10 am @ Senate Square

    PLEASE NOTE. TOUR ON MONDAY AUGUST 14, 2017 IS CANCELLED! MFA's walking tours take over Helsinki in summer 2017! Gayle McKeen, guide from Chicago Architecture Foundation, takes tourists as well as Helsinki citizens on a unique tour through the core of Helsinki, introducing how its architecture reflects Finnish history – in celebration of 100-year olf Finland. Read more »

  • EERO SAARINEN HONORARY LECTURE 2017: Sebastián Irarrázaval

    Thursday September 7, 2017, 5 – 7 pm @ Ateneum Art Museum

    This annual lecture organized by the Museum of Finnish Architecture pays tribute to the legacy of the Finnish American architect Eero Saarinen. Every year the museum invites an internationally acclaimed architect to hold a lecture about their work, career and sources of inspiration. This year’s lecturer will be Sebastián Irarrázaval from Chile. The Eero Saarinen Honorary Lecture forms part of the architecture theme day programme during Helsinki Design Week 2017. In addition, the Ruukki Unbelievable Challenge 2017 architecture competition will be published on this day. The event is open to all and requires registration in advance. Read more »