Spaces and Stories of Paimio Sanatorium tour

The Spaces and Stories of Paimio Sanatorium guided tour takes you on a journey into the architecture, innovations, and everyday life of Paimio Sanatorium. The tour consists of a one-hour guided tour of the different floors and rooms of the sanatorium and a visit to the permanent exhibition. 

The estimated combined duration of the tour and the exhibition is 90 minutes.

During the tour, you will learn about the architecture and healing elements of the building, hear stories of the eventful history of patients and staff at the sanatorium, and explore the importance of design. The tour finishes at our Rooms at Paimio Sanatorium exhibition with its presentation of extensive design, colour, and furniture details. You will also visit the patients’ rooms from the 1930s and 1970s in their original condition.

The tours are held in Finnish. Reading material in English available. 

Adults 25 €
Students, unemployed, pensioners and children aged 7–15, 15 €
Under 7 years, free admission


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