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Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

Address: Satakunnankatu 49, Tampere, Finland
Phone Number: ++358 (0) 3 5656 6690
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Ranked #5 of 31 Attractions in Tampere
Type: Historic Sites, Museums
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Owner description: The Amuri museum quarter consists of five residential and four outbuildings. All of the former lie in their original positions as do the outbuildings.

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  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Tampere, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The museum Café has cosy atmosphere and very tasty and traditional bread and bun to be enjoyd with coffee or tea. You can also buy bakings to take away. Reasonably priced. They also serve traditional Finnish breakfast every morning (also on weekends) and soup lunch (weekdays only).

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Oulu, Finland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

You can jump to the middle of the history and see how people has been living in Tampere . This is a small and cosy museum having lovely coffee place where it's possible to get also breakfast and lunch.

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Spain ...... but Scottish
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124 reviews 124 reviews
44 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Houses are well preserved, full of interesting artefacts. Really got a sense of what life would have been like there. Good tearoom too! Best of all, FREE admission after 3.00pm on Fridays and we didn't know this until we went to buy our tickets :-) However, I would pay to visit here

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Anniston, Alabama
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66 reviews 66 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

An amazing place to visit especially since the last resident left in 1973. This truely shows how the Finish people lived during the centuries.

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Top Contributor
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53 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

It is only a 5-10 minute walk down from Pynikki Tower to the Amuri museums but again no signposts so more map reading and asking people. Even when I was close I had to ask the location of the worker's housing museum as it is behind another museum. I found the museum fascinating. I was provided with a booklet with... More

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
31 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Well worth a visit. A mueum of how things were pretty much pre-war II from an Industrial workers' perspective. Ask at kiosk for your laungage book/guide. Quite daunting to see how families lived. I visited Tampere for the day from Helsinki on the train and saw this museum as part of the self-guided tour found in the tourisn booklet for... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A very interesting museum of houses (all original to the location) of how citizens of Tampere lived in the last 100 or so years. View the latest technologies and see how politics influenced the "decorations" of the house. Don't forget to visit the communal sauna and bathroom!

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Darwin, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The museum details the history very well and we enjoyed the old industrial machines used in the manufacturing process.

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Tampere, Finland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Outdoor musem, what gives an idea, how things have changed in domestic housing in Tampere every 10 years starting 1800-century. The block is a real thing. It also have very nice cafe with selfmade cookies.

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Starcross, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

This museum is simply moving. It tells the history of housing for workers in Tampere, beginning in the 1880s. There is no temptation to romanticize the past - life must have been hard and privacy limited. As you move through the decades (the museum is organised in chronological order and follows select life-storeis), the furniture, fittings and fabric change bit... More

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