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-sun 12-16)

Exceptional opening times

Opening times

Lab & Design Museum Arabia 

MonClosed
Tue12-18
Wed12-19
Thu-Fri12-18
Sat-Sun10-16
Wed 24.10.2018Closed

Store

Mon-Fri10-20
Sat10-17
Sun10-16


Cafe

Mon-Thu8-18
Fri8-17
Sat11-15
SunClosed


Arabia Art Department Society

Open by appointment 


Holidays and Exceptional Opening Times


New Year's Day
1.1.19
Closed
Thursday - private event
7.3.19
Closed
Good Friday
19.4.19
Closed
Easter Day
21.4.19
10-16
Easter Monday - STORE
22.4.19
10-16
Easter Monday - MUSEUM22.4.19Closed
May Day Eve - STORE
30.4.19
10-18
May Day Eve - MUSEUM30.4.19Closed
May Day1.5.19
Closed
Mother's Day12.5.19
10-16
Ascension Day
30.5.19
10-16
Pentecost
9.6.19
10-16
Midsummer's Eve
21.6.19
Closed
Midsummer day
22.6.19Closed
Midsummer Sunday
23.6.19
10-16
All Saints' Day
2.11.19
10-16
All Saints' Day Sunday
3.11.19
10-16
Independence Day
6.12.19
Closed
Christmas Eve - STORE
24.12.19
10-13
Christmas Eve - MUSEUM
24.12.19
Closed
Christmas Day25.12.19
Closed
Boxing Day
26.12.19
Closed
New Year's Eve - STORE
31.12.19
10-16
New Year's Eve - MUSEUM
31.12.19
Closed
New Year's Day
1.1.20
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 9th floor.

Contact us:

+358 (0) 20 439 5326

info@designcentrehelsinki.com


Group visits

The centre offers daily guided tours and special inspirational tours. 

Guided tour *

The guided tour is an excellent way to get the most out of your visit to the centre. The first stop is the fully renovated Design Museum Arabia, where you can explore the museum’s outstanding collection 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 Tue-Fri

Duration: approx 1,5 hours

Language: Finnish, English, Swedish, Japanese.

Singles, couples and small groups: 40 € / tour

Groups over 10 people: 4 € / person

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

* IN JULY 2019 WE DO NOT ARRANGE GUIDED TOURS

Welcome!

BOOK A GUIDED TOUR

 

Thank you for your booking! We will confirm your guided tour via email soonest.