Photo Maija Holma
The Aalto House
Aino and Alvar Aalto designed for themselves a cosy, intimate building (compelted in 1936) for living and working in, using simple uncluttered materials. The house was divided into a workspace for Alvar Aalto's architectural firm and the couple's private residence. The office was located in this building until 1955.
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.
Studio Aalto can only be visited by joining a guided tour. Pre-booking is recommended while tour capacity is max. 15 persons/tour.