The Alvar Aalto Museum

The Alvar Aalto Museum

Juho Kuva/VisitFinland

Juho Kuva/VisitFinland

The Alvar Aalto Museum

Alvar Aalto had a great reputation as an architect and designer both at home in Finland and abroad.

Aalto became more and more recognised the longer his career progressed and did much interesting work outside Finland.

 One of Aalto´s most famous masterpieces is the world-famous Savoy vase. Take a walk through the museum and experience the story of the renowned architect and his work.

This museum protects and takes care of Alvar Aalto`s material and spiritual heritage. From here the many Alvar Aalto collections are managed very carefully.

Exhibitions and activities

Through the many events and activities, the museum makes Aalto`s work even more visible, and promote his work even more.

Exciting exhibitions produces publications and plays its part in architectural and design education in collaboration with other actors in the field.

Another vital element for the museum is the effort by the repair of Aalto buildings and supervises the product development of everyday articles.

The Alvar Aalto Museum works for the benefit of a better everyday environment and design culture, based on the lifetime’s work of Alvar Aalto and his humanist and ecological values.


Alvar Aalto Museum in two cities

The Alvar Aalto Museum operates in two cities, Jyväskylä and Helsinki, where it is the custodian of four buildings that are open to the public. The Alvar Aalto Museum building in Jyväskylä houses a specialist museum of architecture and design, which is a national and international centre for information on Aalto.

The Alvar Aalto Academy and Alvar Aalto Museum Architectural Heritage Department is in the Aalto Studio building in Helsinki. 

Address: Tiilimäki 20, 00330 Helsinki


Alvar Aallon katu 7
40600 Jyväskylä
Jyväskylä, Lakeland

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  • Lattitude: 62.233380
  • Longitude: 25.731530