Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Mariehamn

Sjöfartsmuseum

Preserved boats make up most of the exhibitions at this state-of-the-art museum exploring Åland's marine heritage. In fact, the centrepiece is a reproduction of a ship, complete with mast, saloon, galley and cabins.…
Museum in Mariehamn

Museumship 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 be…
Waterfront in Mariehamn

Sjökvarteret

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

Kobba Klintar

Since 1862 a beacon has shone out from this island south of Mariehamn. Nowadays, the original pilot cottage is dwarfed by a bigger and better house with foghorn. There's no longer a pilot at this station, so the ren…
Church in Mariehamn

Sankt Göran’s Kyrka

The copper-roofed Sankt Göran’s Kyrka, built in 1927, is one of the island's few modern churches. Its art nouveau style was conceived by Lars Sonck, who grew up in Åland. Look for the art nouveau flourishes painted …
Museum in Mariehamn

Ålands Kulturhistoriska & Konstmuseum

After a recent renovation, these side-by-side museums offer an informative perspective on Åland’s culture, past and present. The Konstmuseum showcases Åland art from the 20th and 21st centuries, with plenty of speci…