There are many museums in Tampere (Finland) that are interesting to visit for those interested in history and art. It is not wise to visit Tampere and not go to the museum. On this page you will find information about recommended museums in Tampere.
Vapriikki Museum Center
Vapriikki's exhibitions deal with the history of Tampere and Pirkanmaa, natural sciences, art, industry and foreign cultures. The museum center is located on the eastern shore of Tammerkoski river. The walk from the Central square is about 800 meters (10-15 minutes).
Address: Alaverstaanraitti 5, 33100 Tampere, Finland.
The collection of the Postal Museum presents the development of the Finland Post Office from the 17th century to the present day. The museum's stamp collection includes all Finnish stamps. The museum is located in connection with the museum center Vapriikki.
Finland Hockey Museum
The museum specializes in the history of hockey. The exhibition offers a look at the highlights of Finland hockey from the early 1930s to today's success. The Hockey Museum is located in the Vapriikki Museum Center.
The only Moomin Museum in the world is an experiential art museum suitable for Moomin lovers of all ages. The museum is located in Tampere Hall, near the center of Tampere, 500 meters from the train and bus stations. It was formerly called Moominvalley.
Address: Yliopistonkatu 55, 33100 Tampere, Finland.
The museum's exhibition tells about the Finland police and its work from the Middle Ages to the present day. It is a versatile and interesting museum. You can see the history of the police, the acts of criminals, fakes of art. The Police Museum is suitable for children, young people and adults alike. The Police Museum is located in the Hervanta district, in connection with the Police ofice, about 8 kilometers southeast of the train station. The museum can be reached by bus, tram or private car. Address: Vaajakatu 2, Tampere, Finland. Admission is free.
Tampere Art Museum
The Tampere Art Museum presents local and foreign visual art, art history themes and contemporary art phenomena in both domestic and international visual arts.
Address: Puutarhakatu 34, 33230 Tampere, Finland.
Werstas Workers' Museum
Werstas Workers' Museum is the second largest museum in Tampere. The museum specializes in presenting the history of work and the working population.
It is a versatile and interesting place worth visiting for both children and adults. Free entry.
Werstas is located in the historic Finlayson factory area.
Address: Väinö Linnan Square 8, 33210 Tampere, Finland.
The walk from the Central square is about 600 meters (10 minutes).
Sara Hildén Art Museum
The Art Museum presents the Sara Hildén Foundation's art collection, which consists of Finnish and foreign paintings, sculptures, drawings and graphics. The focus of the museum’s collection is on art from the 1960s and 1970s. There is a sculpture park in the courtyard. The Sara Hildén Art Museum is located in Särkänniemi amusement park.
The museum presents the common history of Finland and the Soviet Union. The museum does not have much information about Lenin's life. Mostly information about the Soviet Union. (It is likely that the theme of modern Russia will also be in the museum in the future.)
The Lenin Museum is located in Työväentalo in the center of Tampere at the intersection of Hämeenpuisto and Hallituskatu.