23:58 – 23:58


broken clouds

Friday 2 September, 2022 | 5–7 pm | Helsinki Design Week 2022
Language: English | Participation: 10/5/0 € 

Discover how town planning created two of Helsinki’s most beautiful neighborhoods, distinctive for their parks and colorful residential buildings.The tour embarks from the museum towards the cozy Ullanlinna quarters by the seaside and then proceeds to briefly explore the Eira neighborhood.

Architecture walking tours series is written and hosted by Gayle McKeen. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago and has taught at universities in the United States and the United Kingdom. 


A total of 25 participants will be admitted to one architecture walking tour. Places are filled in the order of arrival. The guide fee (10/5/0 €) is paid on site at the Customer Service Point of the Museum of Finnish Architecture upon arrival.

Accessibility and health safety

The tour starts

Museum of Finnish Architecture
Kasarmikatu 24, 00130 Helsinki

The tour ends

Eira Hospital
Laivurinkatu 29, 00150 Helsinki

The walking tour takes place in urban public space and lasts about 2 hours. The total length of the route is about 3–4 kilometers. During the tour, stairs and unnecessary steps are avoided. Along the route there are non-beveled curbs and in some places uneven terrain with height differences. On the walking tour, the progression is calm and includes several stops. There are no easily accessible seats or benches along the route. You can bring your own camping chair. The guide uses a mic and a carriable speaker on the tours. The nearest accessible public and gender neutral toilet is located at the Museum of Finnish Architecture (Kasarmikatu 23, 00130 Helsinki).

We recommend the use of a face mask (applies to anyone over 12 years of age). You can find more information about the health safety of the Museum of Finnish Architecture at this link. On the architecture walking tour we follow the principles for a safer space, to which we are committed to in all museum activities. You can find more information about the principles of a safer space in the Museum of Finnish Architecture at this link.

For more information

Jemina Lindholm
Manager of Learning and Public Programmes
Museum of Finnish Architecture
+358 45 7731 0476

Fri 02 Sep 2022 Closed today


broken clouds

Kasarmikatu 24,
00130 Helsinki