The museum shop operates in collaboration with the ticket office and café. Our selection includes approx. 100 CDs of music by Jean Sibelius, the majority featuring Finnish musicians. The Ainola museum shop has one of Finland’s most extensive selections of Sibelius’s music.
Among the items available are:
The Sibelius Edition, complete recording of Sibelius’s works in 13 volumes. Each volume contains 4–6 CDs and text booklets. Published 2007–10.
Musical Soirée at Ainola – a CD recorded at Ainola, as a 100th anniversary tribute to the property in 2004. The violinist Pekka Kuusisto and the pianist Heini Kärkkäinen perform works for violin and piano that Sibelius composed at Ainola.
Guide books, €7 each (produced by the Ainola Foundation and National Board of Antiquities)
Ainola, Sibeliuksen koti (in Finnish, 44 pages)
Ainola, The Home of Sibelius (in English)
Puutarhaopas (in Finnish, 48 pages)
Guide to the Garden (in English)
Biography of Sibelius: €30
Sibelius, Andrew Barnett, Yale University Press, New Haven and London 2007, 445 pages (in English)
Also available from the museum shop: a selection of jewellery with associations to Ainola and Sibelius:
Swan and Crane brooches, €91
Pair of swans / Pair of cranes brooches, silver, made by Taigakoru, design Seppo Penttinen, €153
Kullervo’s Sword, on a necklace or tie pin/brooch, silver, €95
Birch leaf pendant, including necklace, silver, €92
Birch leaf pin, silver