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Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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Address: Satakunnankatu 49, Tampere, Finland
Phone Number: +358 (0)3 5656 6690
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Description: The Amuri museum quarter consists of five residential and four...
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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Great presentation of changing times

Really enjoyed this museum. In original cottages with excellent styling of furnishings for the period represented. Starts in 1882 through to 1973. The 'fictional' but realistic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Really enjoyed this museum. In original cottages with excellent styling of furnishings for the period represented. Starts in 1882 through to 1973. The 'fictional' but realistic stories of likely occupants for each room, adds to you sense of the era. A total of 13 buildings but each of these has several furnished rooms. Also features a public sauna, bakery, cobblers... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

If you have any interest in how people have lived - visit this place, it proffers wonderful glimpses of past lives.

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Very very interesting place to visit if you like history. Is the old neighbourhood of workers. They set the rooms according to different decades so you can see the differences along the years. It´s unique. To complete the tour I would recommend you to have a coffee/tea at the Helmi cafe of amuri next door.

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Satakunnankatu 49, Tampere, Finland
Phone Number: +358 (0)3 5656 6690
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Western Finland  >  Tampere

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