Emil Aaltonen Museum

Open: Wed 12.00–18.00, Sat-Sun 12.00–16.00. 1.6.-31.8. also Thursdays 12.00–16.00.

Exception: Museum is closed 22.12.2018 – 1.1.2019.

Entry to the museum: 3€ / 2€.


Emil Aaltonen Museum of industry and art was opened in Pyynikinlinna on 8.6.2004.

The main floor houses works from Emil Aaltonen’s art collection. Temporary exhibitions are located upstairs. Upstairs we also have other permanent exhibitions: exhibition about Emil Aaltonen (1869-1949), exhibition about the Aaltonen owned companies, multimedia about the Aaltonen owned Ylikartano mansion and a movie room where you can watch a movie about the life of Emil Aaltonen.


Current temporary exhibitions

SQIN and KALEVALAND 8.9.2018 – 29.1.2018. (closed 22.12.2018 – 1.1.2019)

The SQIN exhibition is a story of how the leather industry changed and is currently well alive with small entrepreneurs and professionals. SQIN is not just about skin and leather, the theme of the exhibition has been wielded boldly and innovatively.

KALEVALAND is an craft exhibition from Aland. The theme of exhibition is Finnish national epos Kalevala.


Guided tours available in Finnish, English, Swedish, German, Italian, French, Spanish and Russian.

Contact: pyynikinlinna@pyynikinlinna.fi