Ilon's Wonderland

Ilon's Wonderland is a theme centre for children and families that showcases the work of Ilon Wikland, the illustrator of Astrid Lindgren's children's books.

The three-storey building is open from September to April; it has a gallery, a cinema and an exhibition hall, Karlsson's Room, Ilon's Kitchen and a playroom, where workshops and thematic events take place.

From May to August, the Wonderland courtyard is also open; it has Mattias's cottage and a handicrafts workshop where you can make many exciting items yourself. In the courtyard, you can try your hand at target throwing, stilt-walking, fishing, acting and sandbox games.

Reviews

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  • Shamio Shamio

    Amazing little house with huge world hidden in it

    I absolutely love Astrid Lindgren books and for that reason I also love Ilon Wikland illustrations. Recently I have fallen in love with her books also and of course the story that is behind her life...

  • Blumit Blumit

    Amazing kids books illustrator

    Ilon Wickland worked as an illustrator for Astrid Lindgren, world famous author of kids books. Before immigrating to Sweden Ilon lived in Haapsalu. This house is a small museum of her brilliant...

  • leenilang leenilang

    Back to childhood

    Well designed for families with children to visit. A great artist Ilon Wikmani gallery. A place you absolutely must visit in Haapsalu.


Features and amenities

Location

Kooli tänav 5, Haapsalu

Getting there

Access

  • Signposted
  • By car
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus

Coordinates

58°56'57''N 23°32'27''E | Download GPX file