Welcome

Welcome to the Iittala & Arabia Design Centre in Helsinki

Are you wondering what to do in Helsinki today? Come and discover Iittala & Arabia Design Center's tours, workshops and exhibitions. You can also enjoy a cup of coffee or stop by for a snack.

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The newest addition to Helsinki’s dynamic art and design scene – where you can take a deep dive into two of Finland’s best-known design and lifestyle brands, Iittala and Arabia.

More than a window into the history, present and future of these legendary brands, the centre invites guests to interact with working artists and explore their own creativity through exhibitions, workshops, guided tours, design talks and events.

Iittala and Arabia are brands registered by Fiskars Group.

Get here

Hämeentie 135 A
00560 Helsinki
Finland

Design Centre Store
+358 (0) 20 439 3507

Design Lab info
+358 (0) 20 439 5326
(tue-sat 12-16)

Exceptional opening times

Opening times

Lab & Design Museum Arabia 

Tue-Fri
12-17
Sat
10-16
Sun-Monclosed

Store

Mon-Fri10-19
Sat10-16
Sunclosed



Arabia Art Department Society

Open by appointment 


Holidays and Exceptional Opening Times

Independence Day
6.12.19
Closed
Christmas Eve



Christmas Day



Boxing Day
24.12.19
_ Store
_ Museum

25.12.19



26.12.19

10-13
Closed

Closed



Closed
New Year's Eve



New Year's Day
31.12.19
_ Store
_ Museum

1.1.20

10 - 18
12 - 18

Closed
Epiphany6.1.20Closed
Good Friday

Normal Saturday



Easter Day

Easter Monday


10.4.20

11.4.20
_ Store
_ Museum

12.4.20

13.4.20
_ Store
_ Museum
Closed


10 - 17
10 - 16

10 - 16


10 - 16
Closed
May Day Eve 

May Day
30.4.20

1.5.20
10 - 16

Closed
Mother's Day12.5.2010 -16
Ascension Day21.5.2010 - 16
Pentecost31.5.2010 - 16
Eve before Midsummer's Eve

Midsummer's Eve

Midsummer Day
18.6.20

19.6.20

20.6.20
Closed

Closed

Closed
All Saints' Day

All Saints' Day Sunday
31.10.20

1.11.20
10 - 16

10 - 16
Independence Day6.12.20Closed
Christmas Eve



Christmas Day

Boxing Day
24.12.20
_ Store
_ Museum

25.12.20

26.12.20

10 - 13
Closed

Closed

Closed
New Year's Eve



New Year's Day
31.12.20
_ Store
_ Museum

1.1.21

10 - 16
10 - 16

Closed

Accessibility

Entry for wheelchairs, prams and buggies is via the main entrance on Hämeentie. The accessible toilet is located in the Design Lab on the 8th floor.

Contact us:

+358 (0) 20 439 5326

info@designcentrehelsinki.com


Group visits

The guided tour (booking in advance) is an excellent way to get the most out of your visit to the centre.


Guided tour *

The guided tour is an excellent way to get the most out of your visit to the centre. The first stop in the tour is the fully renovated Design Museum Arabia, where you can explore the museum’s highlights of Finnish ceramics and glassware. Next you will see the ongoing exhibition at the Design Lab Gallery and you are able to visit one studio of the Arabia Art Department Society. The story of Fiskars Group is visible through the installations at Fiskars Pavilion.

Get in touch with us to ensure your tour meets the needs and interest of your group.

Plus you will have plenty of time to shop at the new Iittala & Arabia Design Centre Store or just relax in the café with a well-deserved cup of coffee.


Weekdays Mon-Fri

Duration: approx 1,5 hours

Language: Finnish, English, Swedish, Japanese.

Singles, couples and small groups: 40 € / tour - 1.1.20 -> 50 € / tour

Groups over 10 people: 4 € / person - 1.1.20 -> 5 € / person

Tours start by gathering at the entrance of the Iittala & Arabia Design Centre Store at the 2nd floor.

*WE DO NOT ARRANGE GUIDED TOURS FOR THE TIME BEING

Welcome!