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The Cultural History Museum of Åland and The Åland Island Art Museum - Entrance to two museums under the same roof

Welcome to the Cultural History Museum of Åland and the Åland Island Art Museum.
You get two tickets for the price of one - the entrance ticket is valid for both the museums. Both museums are at same address.

In the completely renewed main exhibition of the Cultural History Museum you can follow Åland’s story, from the first seal-hunters, who set foot on these rocky islands, to today’s global and multi-cultural society. The exhibition is divided up chronologically – prehistory, the medieval period, the era of the great powers, the 1800s and the 1900s – guiding you step by step through 7500 years of Åland’s history. The exhibition tells of both dramatic events and everyday life, of toil and festivities.

AUKIOLOAJAT
toukukuu-elokuu avoinna joka päivä 10-17

syyskuu-huhtikuu ti-su 11-17, ma suljettu
to11-20

SULJETUT PÄIVÄT 2022:
Uudenvuodenpäivä 1.1
Loppiainen 6.1
Pääsiäistorstai 14.4
Pitkäperjantai 15.4
2. Pääisäispäivä 18.4
Vapunpäivä 1.5
Juhannusaatto 24.6
Juhannuspäivä 25.6
Itsenäisyyspäivä 6.12.
Jouluaatto 24.12
Joulupäivä 25.12
Tapaninpäivä 26.12

POIKKEAVAT AUKIOLOAJAT 2022:
Helatorstai 13.5. klo 11-15
Kansainvälinen museopäivä klo 10-18
Ahvenanmaan itsehallinnon päivö 9.6 klo 10-18

SISÄÄNPÄÄSYMAKSUT
Aikuiset 8 €
Lapset 7-17 v 0 €
Eläkeläiset ja opiskelijat 5 €
Ryhmät min 10 henkilöä, ystävällisesti katso www.konstmuseum.ax tai lähetä sähköposti osoitteelle [email protected]
Vapaa sisäänpääsy joka kuukauden ensimmäisenä torstaina

Huom! Yksi varaus riittää, molemmat museot yhdellä lipulla.

The Cultural History Museum of Åland is the region’s central museum – a cultural history museum covering archaeology, ethnology, architecture and natural history. The museum was founded in 1934, as a consequence of the Åland Islands gaining their autonomy in 1922 and assuming responsibility for the conservation of the region’s historical heritage.

It took until 1981 before the museum got its own, purpose-built locality. The building, centrally located in the centre of Mariehamn next to the town hall and the regional administration building, was designed by Professor Helmer Stenroos of Helsinki.

The permanent section of the exhibition presents the Åland Islands in the broadest sense, from past to present. The year after the exhibition opened, in 1982, the Åland Museum was awarded the Council of Europe Museum Prize. The award is given annually to a museum whose activities have promoted the understanding of European cultural traditions.