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A great museum near the University of Jyväskylä. The outside part of the building looks so poor but inside it’s beautiful. The entrance fee is 4€ for students which is okay I think.. the museum is small though
We maybe expected something more grandiose and innovative than this small, and pretty plain museum showing photos, notes, and drawings of buildings, and exhibiting examples of some overly well known furniture and glass items designed by Aalto - and presenting them in a quite traditional...More
The museum is devided in two areas. There is a basic collection of Aalto’s architecture work and life plus a changing exhibition. The Housing Problem named display presents Alvar Aalto’s Housing Architecture between 8.6-16.9.2018. The exhibition is very interesting and worth visiting.
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The museum is a small nice place. Apparently 1 of several Alvar Aalto museums. That may be why they do tell the complete story, but focus on certain parts. For me it was nice to know more about the house building activities, but I was...More
I like Alvar Alto very much so I was really excited to visit his museum in Jyvaskyla. It is close to the city centre, with small café and gift shop. I have see there examples of his design and exhibition about his architecture which was...More
The museum gives good view to works of Alvar Aalto. However the best thing of it is the location in Jyvaskylä, because outside of museum in Jyväskylä area there is some 30 buildings paned by Alvar Aalto, globally bigest concentration of his works in small...More
The displays are very well done, with brochures available in all of the most common European languages. There are a lot of detailed designs of buildings this architect created during his career. More detail than I needed!
The museum offered an excellent in-depth look at Alvar Aalto, his architecture, design concepts and commitment to both functional yet socially responsible buildings. He designed university buildings, individual houses, major public buildings and even a toilet. His influence and classic designs are still current today....More