Top Choice Museum in Mariehamn


Centred on a re-creation of a ship with mast, saloon, galley and cabins, preserved boats make up most of the exhibitions at this state-of-the-art museum exploring Åland's marine heritage. It’s a great place to disco…
Boatyard in Mariehamn


At the northern end of Österhamn, Sjökvarteret has long been devoted to boat-building. You can stroll along the quay, lined with traditional schooners, and perhaps see boats under construction. The museum, with exhi…
Museum in Mariehamn

Ålands Museum & Ålands Konstmuseum

Åland’s museum offers an insight into the islands’ history, with exhibits including a replica of a Stone Age boat made of sealskin and a large illustration of Bomarsund in all its glory. The adjoining art gallery ha…
Museum in Mariehamn

Museum Ship Pommern

Anchored just behind the Sjöfartsmuseum, this beautifully preserved four-masted merchant barque was built in 1903 in Glasgow, Scotland. The ship once carried tonnes of cargo and a 26-man crew on the trade route betw…
Church in Mariehamn

Sankt Göran’s Kyrka

The copper-roofed Sankt Göran’s Kyrka, built in 1927, is one of the few modern churches on the islands. Its art nouveau style was conceived by Lars Sonck, who grew up in Åland. The glittering mosaic altarpiece is a …
Notable Building in Mariehamn


Åland parliament's free 90-minute guided tours (available in English) explain the autonomous nature of Åland and the election of the Lantråd, Åland's premier.