The museum is closed until further notice.
Exceptional opening hours
Visiting the Museum
Visits to the Worker Housing Museum are led by a guide. Group visits of more than five people must be booked in advance and are subject to charge. Book your visit on the Helsinki City Museum website or call +358 09 3107 1548 or +358 40 590 5516.
The museum has lots of stairs; no accessible entrance or accessible toilet. See the service map for further accessibility information. Watch a 360°-presentation of the Worker Housing Museum.
Worker Housing Museum is located in a wooden house built in 1909 in Alppila, Helsinki, near Linnanmäki. The courtyard of the museum on the Kirstinkuja street is one of the few wooden house courtyards preserved in Helsinki.
Worker Housing Museum and Shop
tel. +358 9 3107 1548 or +358 40 590 5516
Schools and daycare
Information on guided tours and events at the Worker Housing Museum for schools and day-care centres is available on the Helsinki City Museum website. You can also subscribe to a newsletter on the museum’s learning services. Museum visits from day-care centres and schools are always free of charge.
Visiting the museum safely
Here at the Culture and Leisure Division, we value your and our employees’ health above all else. This is why we are asking you to comply with the following instructions, which we also abide by, when visiting us.
This is how we are helping to prevent the spread of the coronavirus
Even mild flu symptoms are a good reason to stay home
If you have any symptoms of flu, i.e. a runny nose, cough, sore throat, headache or fever, please stay home.
We recommend everyone over the age of 12 to use a face mask
We recommend everyone over the age of 12 to use a face mask in the museum indoor premises, unless there is a health barrier to using a mask. Please bring your own mask.
Please maintain a safe distance
The virus is highly contagious when in close contact. If you see that there is a line to our cash or in the museum, please wait a moment and make sure to keep a safe distance from others.
We wash our hands
The best way to avoid contracting the coronavirus is to wash your hands. That is why we are asking everyone to maintain good hand hygiene. Hand sanitizer and hand washing stations are available in our premises.
We cough and sneeze properly
Cover your mouth and nose with a disposable tissue when you cough or sneeze. Put all used tissues in the rubbish bin immediately. If you do not have a tissue, please cough or sneeze into your sleeve.
Cleaning has been intensified
We are now paying heightened attention to the cleaning of our facilities and the cleaning of different surfaces in particular. The situation is being actively monitored.
We follow current health and safety guidelines
We follow the current official guidelines for the coronavirus epidemic, as well as the health safety measures required by the Communicable Diseases Act.
Thank you for your cooperation!