You can visit Villa Mairea by making a reservation for a public tour or a group tour. Tours are available from Tuesday to Saturday and tours can be conducted in Finnish, Swedish or English. The visit takes approximately one hour. The maximum number of people per tour is 15.
On group tours groups of over 15 people will be divided into at least two separate groups. When the other half is inside the house, the others can look at the surroundings of the house on their own.
Reservations should be made in good time before the intended time of the visit. Villa Mairea is partly in private use and visits are not possible at all times.
On a public tour:
Adults 30e per person
Students and senior citizens 20e per person
Children free of charge
On a group tour:
Adults 150e per group (1-5 persons). If there are 6 or more participants, the fee is 30e per person.
Students and senior citizens 150e per group (1-7 persons). If there are 8 or more participants, the fee is 20e per person.
Payment is due on arrival. We accept cash and credit cards with a chip.
Guided public tours in English in 2020
Instructions for visitors
The guided tour is conducted on the ground floor. The upper floor is in private use and not accessible for public. All the handbags and backbags should be left in the cloakroom for safety reasons. Villa Mairea’s garden is private, but the visitors can see the garden on their own before or after the tour.
Please arrive in time. Our tours begin at a set time. It's not possible to join a public tour anymore if the tour has begun 30 or more minutes ago.
After the tour you can do some shopping in our museum shop.
Villa Mairea is not suitable for the disabled, and it’s not possible to move around indoors with a wheelchair.
It’s a 300 metres walk uphill from the parking space to the house.
Taking photos or recording video during the tour is not allowed. It’s possible to apply for a photography permission for a different time by filling in a photography request.
There are good train and bus connections to Pori. From the centre of Pori you can travel to Noormarkku by local buses 66 (Pori Kauppatori) and 64 (Pori Matkakeskus). The bus drive takes approximately 30 minutes and the walk from the bus stop to Villa Mairea takes approximately 10 minutes.
The address of Villa Mairea’s parking space is Pikkukoivukuja 20. Please park your car in the marked parking area. There´s 5 minutes walk from the parking area to the house.
Please park in the marked parking area. (Look for the P sign.)
Please review your visit here:
Noormarkku for Tourists
A. Ahlström Kiinteistöt Oy Guest Services:
The Noormarkku Club (Laviantie 14) serves lunch from Monday to Friday between 11-14. A la carte is open Tue-Fre 17-21. At other times meals are prepared to order.
Overnight accommodation is available in several guest houses.
Guided tours of the ironworks area and visits to the Ahlström Voyage exhibition are organised to order.
Inquiries and reservations: Ahlströmin ruukit, +358 50 518 3677, firstname.lastname@example.org and ahlstrominruukit.fi
You can take photos in Villa Mairea only if you are granted a photography permission. Photography is not allowed during the tours.
Please fill in this form to apply for a permission. It’s advisable to send the request in good time before the intended time of the photography.
The board of Mairea Foundation grants permissions mostly for selected architectural publications and research purposes.
We have a price list for all photography.
You can also ask for a possibility to use photos from our archives.