Getting There

Erkkolan p-alueArtist Home Erkkola is situated only 30 km from Helsinki and is one of the artist homes of the unique community of artists formed on the shores of Lake Tuusula in early 1900's.

By car:
roadsigns from road Järvenpääntie to museum road Tuusulan Rantatie. Erkkola is situated about 600 meters from the southern end of road Rantatie. Artist Home Erkkola and Aleksis Kivi's memorial cottage have joint parking. It's about 100 meters walking distance from parking place

HSL-public transport:
Closest bus stop is Krapi. More information about bus lines and timetables at or The museum is within 600 meters walking distance road Tuusulan Rantatie.

Example route from Helsinki to Erkkola >

By train:
Closest railway stations are Järvenpää (5 km) and Kerava (6 km). Timetables

Visit Lake Tuusula -buses:
A hop-on-hop-off bus operates during the summer time. It takes you to the top sights in the Lake Tuusula area. The route has been carefully chosen and it will take you to all the museums and hotels in the area. There are 21 stops along the route which have been clearly marked with 'Visit Lake Tuusula Bus'. Your ticket (5 €/ person) is valid for the whole day and you can hop on and off as often as you like. The whole tour takes 1.5 hours. The bus has free Wi-Fi. Service operates: 2020 timetables will be released soon. Timetables and more information >

Erkkola on map

 Google map >