Villa Mairea is a villa and guest house built in 1938-1939 as the residence of patronages Harry and Maire Gullichsen. It was designed by their friend, the most famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. The house is one of the most successful examples of the modernist style in architecture and one of Aalto's most widely known designs. The interior of the Villa mainly consists of modern art and Artek furniture, which form a very rare collection of Finnish and international art and design.

Currently, Villa Mairea is used for entertainment purposes by the Ahlström Corporation. It also accommodates the Mairea Foundation. Guided tours of the house can be booked from the Mairea Foundation: 
tel. +358 10 888 4460 or info@villamairea.fi.

Reference: Official Website

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Founded: 1938-1939
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Finland
Historical period: Independency (Finland)

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Kelley Corcoran (2 years ago)
My married friend Kim (who married an ouluite) gives this an A. Too.you are adimate about early am warmup for cool down swim ha ha, p.s. merry Xmas elves and Santa stand ins.
Sandor Kovacs (2 years ago)
Beautiful surround and the building was designed by Alvar Aalto! But keep keep in mind, that you need to reserve date for entry (on the net).
Giulia Franceschi (2 years ago)
Bellissima villa realizzata da Aalto. È disponibile un parcheggio poi si sale a piedi. Le visite guidate sono solo alcuni giorni a settimana e si possono consultare sul sito. Il tour privato è troppo caro. Meglio informarsi prima per pianificare la visita.
Adam Evans (2 years ago)
Took my breath away such an amazing place!!!! I want to go again!!!!
Apával otthon (4 years ago)
This place is perfect for the wedding photos!
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