Museum of Finnish Architecture Library

The Library of the Museum of Finnish Architecture is a specialist library open to the general public.

Its collections number over 33 000 volumes, primarily consisting of loanable material and including all fields of architecture. Literature dealing with Finnish architecture is in a special Fennica collection now comprising over 9000 volumes. The Library also has an extensive periodicals collection with hundreds of titles.

Besides architecture, the Library holds material concerning urban planning, landscape and garden architecture, pictorial arts and design.


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Transportation connections

The public transport stops closest to the museum are provided by HSL tram no. 10. The stop is located by the Design Museum.


There is a parking area with sett paving in the museum’s inner courtyard. You can collect a free parking permit for the duration of your visit at the customer service. The museum does not provide accessible parking. The parking spot recommended for visitors with physical disabilities is located on the Ullanlinnankatu street side of the museum. The distance from the parking spot to the courtyard entrance recommended for disabled visitors is roughly 10 metres. The parking area is paved in concrete block. The path to the entrance is paved in asphalt.

Building information

Museum of Finnish Architecture
Magnus Schjerfbeck