The museum building is designed by Irma and Matti Aaltonen. Wäinö Aaltonen himself took part in the designing process. Aaltonen travelled a lot, and he had got acquainted with different museums during his travels and exhibitions abroad.
Oct. 5th – Jan. 13th
The theme of the exhibition is armed conflicts from the point of view of the civilians and victims. Although it is timely to look back at the Finnish Civil War, fought in 1918, this exhibition also covers present-day conflicts around the world. Works by Finnish artists reflecting the Civil War are presented alongside works of international artists that deal woth the wars of our own time.
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art is located right by the city centre by the Aurajoki river, approximately a fifteen minute's walk away from the market square. The best route by foot is across the Teatterisilta bridge.
If you travel by car, there are several parking options: There are free 1-hour parking places in the front of the museum, 2-hour parking spots on the uphill street next to the museum, and on the Itsenäisyydenaukio side on Paavo Nurmen puistotie, there are parking places where you can leave your car for as long as you like.
Enjoy a cup of coffee on the sunniest terrace in Turku
In addition to visiting the museum, you should definitely take a break and relax for a moment in the atmospheric Cafe Wäinö. The beautiful Aurajoki scenery and the sunniest terrace in Turku really crown your art experience. Enjoy a nice cup of coffee or a drink, and go through the exhibition in your mind once more. The aquarium adds an interesting element to the atmosphere of the cafe.
- adults 10 €
- groups (min. 10 persons) -25 %
- reduced price 5 €
- 7–15 yrs. 4 €
- family ticket 24 €
Free admission is granted for children under 7 year olds, kindergarten groups, comprehensive school groups and upper secondary groups (from Turku) as well as the teachers entering with the groups.