Guided public tour of Turku's Life on a Leaf house
Attractions & guided tours

Guided public tour of Turku's Life on a Leaf house

Free cancellation
Language: English , Finnish
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 1 hour
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the Life on a Leaf house and get insight into the art and project created by the Finnish artist Jan-Erik Andersson
  • Listen to your guide as they explain the concept behind the design as Andersson researched the relationship between art and architecture and between a house and its surroundings
  • Wander through a living artwork which is open to the public even as it is still currently resided in and dicover the furnishings that Andersson's artistic colleagues have incorporated their art inside the house
What to expect

Book your tickets now to visit the Life on a Leaf house and get insight into the art and project created by the Finnish artist Jan-Erik Andersson. The leaf shaped house, Life on a Leaf, was completed in 2009 and was designed by Andersson and a fellow architect Erkki Pitkäranta.

Listen to your guide as they explain the concept behind the design as Andersson researched the relationship between art and architecture and between a house and its surroundings. Look at how Andersson's fellow artistic colleagues have incorporated their art into some of the furnishings in the building including the light fixtures and sound installation that takes into account the wind and outside light.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to see how a Finnish artist designed a livable artwork and is used a current artistic residence which is open to the public to wander through.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Professional guide
    Where

    Pikisaarentie 4, Turku 20900, Finland

    Meeting point:

    Please meet your guide outside the 'Life on a leaf' house.

    What to remember
    • This tour is only available for adults, children aged 11 years old and under are not welcome on this tour
    • This tour is suitable for pregnant women
    • Assistance dogs are welcome on this tour
    • The house is not accessible for people with limited mobility as it has several floors and there are stairs and narrow passages
    • You will need to remove your shoes in the house, please bring some socks with you
    • Please be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour's scheduled starting time
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Magni Mundi Oy
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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