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Vapriikki

Alaverstaanraitti 5, Tampere 33101, Finland
Tel. +358 (0) 3 5656 6966
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Ranked #5 of 41 Attractions in Tampere
Type: Museums
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Turin, Italy
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Fave in tampere! Some part of the museun are interactive (especially the part about hockey history of finland!) It's pretty big and takes a while to visit it all.

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Lahti, Finland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

For me Vapriikki was place where I haven't been before. So I wanted to visit there definitely. Expositions were interesting, I enjoyed a lot. Perhaps it's more interesting for the Finns, but I recommed it to everybody.

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Montreal, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
65 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This museum is very interesting. The place has many different sections that will fit every ages and genders. The first section is about Love during humanity : it will explain you how relationships and marriages occurred during Mesopotamia, Egypt empire, Greece empire, Roman empire, Byzantine empire. The second section will inform you about the different clothes styles in Tampere during... More

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Tampere
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I have been here twice, once with my Finnish language language class and once with friends. I particularly like the nature exhibits (you can see how how large a moose is!) and the very complete exhibit of the 1918 conflict is very emotional, even if you do not speak any Finnish. The Aphrodite special exhibit was very interesting with artifacts... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Easy access on foot from downtown Tampere the spacious rooms are a delight for the visitor. Everyone should find something of interest as displays are so varied from fashion to technology.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great museum in Tampere. The exhibits showed the local history well and was a great way to spend an afternoon.

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Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
25 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is fantastic. It had so many things for a 12 year old to do. You can learn how to operate a log loader in an actual seat from one of the machines in a simulation. You can have a shoot out against a hockey goalie. There is a shoe museum that was amazing, a display of all the... More

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Lohja, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The exhibitions of Tampere history are really interesting, but even better is this year's exhibition - Aphrodite's Empire. The mood and items they have make you feel like you were in the ancient Greece and Egypt. Also in the third floor are exhibitions on Finnish ice hockey and toys. You should visit you have extra time in Tampere, it's very... More

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Launceston, UK
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101 reviews 101 reviews
11 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Brilliant place even for a foreign visitor from England! Very informative and we were lucky enough to see the terracotta warriors exhibition - a must see if you visit Tampere.

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Vapriikki is a great place to visit if you have the energy to walk around and a few hours of time, and it's not costy. It offers a lot to do and see for people in all ages, but especially children could enjoy this. In the hockey museum you are able to try and play yourself, the toy museum gives... More

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