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Lintulahdenkatu 3, 00530 Helsinki

info@tekstintalo.fi

Tekstin talo

A house for text lovers

Tekstin talo, the House of Text, is a new literary community and multifunctional space for text culture, located in Helsinki, in Sörnäinen, on Lintulahdenkatu 3.

Tekstin talo – Textens hus ry is made up of non-profit associations. The building is home to a number of cultural organisations and a few businesses, and hosts a wide range of cultural events. Check out our events calendar (in Finnish).

Welcome to Tekstin talo – a place to experience, experiment and encounter!

Community

Tekstin talo – Textens hus ry has the following member associations: Finlands svenska författareförening, Helsinki Poetry Connection, Kriittinen korkeakoulu, the Association for Cultural, Scientific and Advocacy Magazines Kultti ry, Mad House Helsinki, Nihil Interit, Nuoren Voiman Liitto, Osuuskunta Poesia, Suomen aforismiyhdistys, the Finnish Critics’ Association (SARV), Union of Finnish Writers, Finnish Association of Translators and Interpreters (SKTL), Suomen näytelmäkirjailijat ja käsikirjoittajat, PEN Finland, the Association of Finnish Nonfiction Writers and Tutkijaliitto.

The building is also home to Book Brothers, Enostone, F-tuotanto and the Helsinki Literary Agency.

Address & opening hours

Visiting address: Tekstin talo, Lintulahdenkatu 3, 00530 Helsinki.

Opening hours:

Mon 16:00–23:00

Tue–Fri 12:00–02:00

Sat 12:00–03:00

How to get there

How to get to Tekstin talo

The street address is Lintulahdenkatu 3, 00530 Helsinki. It is easy to get here by public transport. For more information, see the HSL Route Guide.


By metro

The nearest metro station is Sörnäinen, which is 600 metres from Tekstin talo.

From Hakaniemi metro station, it is 900 metres to Tekstin talo.


By tram

Coming from the city centre, the nearest tram stop is Lintulahti (H0311). Tram lines 6 and 7 stop there, and it is about 100 metres from the stop to Tekstin talo.

Coming from Sörnäinen, the nearest tram stop is Sörnäinen M (H0312). Tram lines 6 and 7 stop there, and it is about 200 metres from the stop to Tekstin talo.


By bus

Coming from the city centre, the nearest bus stops are Haapaniemi (H2405) and Haapaniemi (H2407). The following bus lines stop there: 61, 64, 65, 66, 67, 600, 611, 714, 617, 623, 633, 643, 665N, 71, 73, 74, 74, 77, 78, 79N, 711, 717, 718, 721, 731, 738, 739.

Coming from Sörnäinen, the nearest stop is Haapaniemi (H2406). The following bus lines stop there: 61, 64, 65, 66, 67, 600, 611, 714, 617, 623, 633, 643, 665N, 71, 73, 74, 74, 77, 78, 79N, 711, 717, 718, 721, 731, 738, 739. 


By car

There is no visitor parking. There are a few free parking spaces nearby on Lintulahdenkuja. Paid parking is available, e.g., on Lintulahdenkatu and Kaikukatu.

Hire space

We have a wide range of facilities for meetings, training and presentations. Are you interested in hiring a space with us? Contact us by email and tell us what you need.

You can download the hire price list (in Finnish) here: Tekstin talon vuokrahinnasto.

There are three price categories: the standard price, the community non-profit price and the price for our tenants.

Accessibility information for rented premises will be updated as soon as possible.

Accessibility

Access from Lintulahdenkatu to the lobby:

– Front door width 100 cm 
– Threshold height 2 cm, depth 5 cm 

Access from the lobby to the stairwell:

– Door width 87 cm, can be increased to 130 cm by opening a panel (wheelchair access perpendicular) 
– Ramp height from the door 4 cm, depth 40 cm
– Threshold height (measured from the top of the ramp) 2 cm, depth 5 cm

The lift in the stairwell is not accessible:

– Door width 83 cm
– Lift width 100 cm 
– Depth 110 cm

From the stairwell you can access the ground floor interior, where there is an accessible lift:

– Door width 88 cm, can be increased to 130 cm by opening panels
– Ramp height from the door 4 cm, depth 40 cm
– Threshold height (from the top of the ramp) 2 cm, depth 5 cm

Accessible lift:

– Total width with both doors open: 200 cm 
– Lift width 230 cm 
– Depth 225 cm

Accessible toilets are on all floors.

For accessibility issues, please contact us: info@tekstintalo.fi.