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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 33 Attractions in Tampere
Type: Historic Sites, Museums
Owner description: The Amuri museum quarter consists of five residential and four outbuildings. All of the former lie...
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Type: Historic Sites, Museums
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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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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195 reviews 195 reviews
59 attraction reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Very nice place to visit with my friends. Looking around the old housing is fascinating itself. But, the snacks and drinks, and warmth of the atmosphere was very enjoyable especially on a cold December day. THis is well worth it, if your interested in having a loook at life in years gone by, or just to enjoy a lovely hot... More 

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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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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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135 reviews 135 reviews
52 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
11 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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136 reviews 136 reviews
53 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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89 reviews 89 reviews
32 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
36 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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