Visit our fascinating Design destinations: Iittala & Arabia Design Centre in Helsinki, Iittala Glass factory & Design Museum Iittala in Iittala and Design Museum Nuutajärvi
Helsinki: Iittala & Arabia Design Centre
The Design Centre presents the two famous Finnish brands together for the first time in one location, enriching the visitor experience with its multitude of design aspects. The Centre includes: Design Museum Arabia, Design Lab, Arabia Art Department Society and the Iittala & Arabia Design Centre Store – all part of Fiskars Campus.
Design Museum Arabia displays the highlights of the rich design heritage of both Arabia and Iittala brand. The legacy of Finnish ceramic art still lives strong in the studios of the Arabia Art Department Society, on the same premises where the legendary Art Department was originally established in 1930s. You can visit the studios on guided tours; book here: http://www.designcentrehelsinki.com/en/visit/#!/get-here
The Design Lab is a place for changing exhibitions, workshops and design related events; see the full program: http://www.designcentrehelsinki.com/en/
Iittala & Arabia Design Centre Store is an inspiring shopping destination, with special offers throughout the year, unique transfer colors directly from the factory, Tax Free Service and International Delivery. You can enjoy complimentary coffee while browsing through design magazines & literature.
Opening hours :
Lab & Design Museum Arabia
Wednesday 12-20 (July 12-18)
Iittala: Iittala Glass factory & Museum
You can see our talented glass blowers at work in Iittala village, nowadays part of Hämeenlinna City. Besides the Glass factory, Iittala Village includes artisan shops, Summer Exhibition on Naïve Art and a chocolate factory.
Glass factory is open from Mon – Fri 9 am - 8 pm, and you can enter the visitors’ balcony on your own to see the miracle of glass blowing. Items of the famous Aalto collection are blown almost every day.
Design Museum Iittala displays the milestones of Iittala design history. The Museum was opened in 1971, as the factory celebrated its 90th Jubilee.
Opening times of the Museum
September-May: Sat – Sun 11am – 5pm
June-August : Tue – Sun 11am – 5pm (closed on Mondays)
Museum admission : Adults 4€, children from 12 years/students/pensioners 2€, groups over 8 persons 2€/person.
Guided tours to the Museum Exhibitions and the Glass factory should to be reserved in advance: tel. + 358 (0)204 39 6230, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Iittala Outlet Iittala
Open in May 15 – Aug 31: 10am – 8pm; Sept 1 – May 14: 10am – 6pm
Tel. +35820 439 3512, email: email@example.com
Read more on the Iittala Glass Capital: www.iittalalasimaki.fi
Nuutajärvi: Museum & Iittala outlet
Iittala Outlet Nuutajärvi
Open in September – May: 10am – 6pm and June – August: 9am – 7pm.
Tel. +35820 439 3527, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Design Museum Nuutajärvi is open in July: Tue – Sun 10am – 5pm, other times for group visits only. Booking: Tel. +35820 439 3527, email: email@example.com
Museum admission: Adults 4€, children/students/pensioners 2€, groups over 10 persons 2€/person.
Read more on the Nuutajärvi Glass Village: http://www.nuutajarvi.fi/en
Please note, that there may be changes in opening hours on public holidays.