The Maritime Quarter

The Maritime Quarter is open for visitors daily all the year around. Please phone us for further information and guided tours.

Postal address:

Österleden 110
FIN - 22100 Mariehamn
Åland/ Finland

Phone +358-(0)18-16033
or +358-(0)40-5283899
fax: +358-(0)18-16034


Museum and boat building yards

Our museums contains exhibitions of ship and boat building in former and present times plus an exhibition of historical boat engines. There is also a museum shop.

Starting from summer 2014 you can see the building of a traditional Åland wooden fishing boat.

You will also find a small exhibition of historical work-boats in the Beacon, a copy of the former beacon at the Kobba Klintar pilot station.

Museum opening hours spring and summer 2017:
May - June 18: Tuesday - Thursday: 09.30 - 16.00
Closed on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

June 19 - August 6:
Monday - Friday: 10.00 - 16.00.
Saturday and Sunday: 11.00 - 15.00.

For groups open on request. Please contact us:
Phone +358-(0)40-5283899


Two professional boatbuilders are established in The Maritime Quarter. You can order new wooden boats, repair or maintenance of wooden boats at the following phone numbers:

F:ma Hans Holmström, phone +358-(0)40-5283928

Firma Kenneth Holmström, phone +358-(0)457-3823082

Riggers & sailmakers

You can order new sails and riggings, repair or maintenance of traditional sails and rigs at the following phone numbers and e-mail adresses:

Allan Palmer, A. Palmer Sailing Ltd
Phone +358(0)40-7213808

Jouni Lahdenperä
Also Stockholm tar, rope, blocks and traditional sailing boat equipment for sale.
Phone +358(0)40-5486226.


Traditional Åland iron smithy work.

Information about opening hours in the Museum. Phone +358-(0)18-16033. Also by arrangement.

Hot bulb engines workshop

The Åland Energy and Maritime Technical Society restore mainly, hot bulb engines.

Opening hours:
by arrangement

Phone +358-(0)40-7237220


Gold smith workshop with a wide collection of self designed silver and gold jewelry.

For opening hours please see our website:

Phone +358-(0)18-22130


P-Å - Silversmith

Silver smith and other metal workshop. Products of own design.
Owner: Per-Åke Johansson

Opening hours:
by arrangement

Phone +358(0)18-15626, +358(0)457-3135626.

Zygeda Jurgutyte, Metal art

Opening hours:
by arrangement

Tel. +358(0)40-5429189

SALT Åland art and handicraft

Arts and crafts in textiles, silver, ceramics, wood and ironwork.
The six resident artists sell their own work alongside that of other Ålandic craftsmen by invitation.

Opening hours:
Mon - Fri 10.00 - 17.00
Sat 10.00 - 14.00

Phone +358-(0)18-21505



Art & handicraft

Opening hours:
Mon - Fri 10.00 - 16.30 pm
Sat 11.00 - 14.00
or by arrangement

Phone +358-(0)457-3828457

Pub Niska Restaurant

Åland style Pizzas and soups. Café

Opening hours:
May - August: 11.00 - 21.00
September: 11 - 19.00

Phone +358-(0)18-19151

Extended opening hours during various events.