Museums in Tampere
Amuri: museum of workers’ housing
History of the workers housing in Tampere where you can visit several residential buildings. There is also a nice cafe in the style of the 1920’s.
Museum is open Tuesday – Sunday 10.00-18.00 in summer season check their website for other openingtimes.
Phone: 03 56566634
address: Satakunnankatu 49, Tampere
Hiekka art museum
The museum was named after his founder Kustaa Hiekka who was a highly skilled goldsmith. He was a collector of art with a wide interest. This museum show the artwork that were collected and consists mostly of Finnish art.
Museum is open Tuesday – Thursday 15.00-18.00 and on Sunday 12.00-15.00
Phone: 03 212 3973
address: Pirkankatu 6, Tampere
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Kivi museum – Tampere mineral museum
This museum displays a fascinating world of rocks and minerals. The museum displays gemstones in cut and rough form, as well as synthetic stones. You can also admire seashells, corals and skilful stone carvings.
Museum is open Tuesday – Friday 9.00-17.00 and Saterday – Sunday 10.00-18.00
Phone: 03 5656 6046
address: hämeenpuisto 20, 33101 Tampere
Werstas – Finnish labour museum
This museum is a national museum of social history and working life situated in the heart of the old Finlayson factory area in the centre of Tampere. In the labour museum you can find all kinds of exhibitions. You can also visit the steam engine museum and textile industry museum with the same ticket. They are all situated in the same building.
Steam engine museum – you can see the Sulzer steam engine that was used to produce power for the Finlayson cotton mill on its original location. The machine was taking into use in 1900 and remains the biggest steam engine ever used in Finland
Textile industry museum – Here you can see the history of the textile factories in Tampere and the products that were made.
Museum is open Tuesday till Sunday 11.00-18.00
Phone: 03 253 8800
address: Väinö Linnan aukio 8, 33210 Tampere