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Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Address: Veturiaukio 4, Tampere 33101, Finland
Phone Number: +358 3 5656 6966
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Small museums inside one big museum, perfect!

The different parts of the museum (a part about Tampere, another about rocks, wildlife, ice hockey, etc) make it a really interesting museum where everyone can find something... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Brussels, Belgium
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Turku, Finland
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum consists of multiple smaller museums, like a geological museum and a nature museum, that has stuffed animals to represent the Finnish wildlife. Vapriikki has a nice souvenir shop that sells all kinds of little things.

Thank Sanna K
Tampere, Finland
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188 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This "museum" contains a lot of different things. Hockey is a big part of it, but you will find a bunch of other things too. They change the "big" theme couple of times during the season? It's ok, but nothing astonishing really.

Thank prkl08
Brussels, Belgium
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The different parts of the museum (a part about Tampere, another about rocks, wildlife, ice hockey, etc) make it a really interesting museum where everyone can find something interesting to them. I definitely enjoyed the ice hockey hall of fame where we could try ice hockey in a small room where we could take sticks and gloves and a puck... More 

Thank 21Julie94
Ritola. Finland
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Museum area offering meeting points, Seminar classes, restaurointi Services and very nice and unik museum shop. Area ha really been a factory and now rebuilt for new use.

Thank Quest3
Hong Kong, China
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52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Had the most enjoyable day out in the modern and spacious Vapriikin museum centre, exploring its various exhibitions. Loved the fact you could learn so much under one roof! With a picturesque location beside the Tammerkoski rapids, it offers a multisensory experience, with plenty to read, hear, see and do. One of the highlights was the postal museum - messengers... More 

1 Thank melancholymayhem
Tartu, Estonia
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

The museum has divisions for geology, war history, zoology, industrial history, fashion etc, etc. Everyone can find something very interesting and intriguing there

1 Thank pafosineipet
Tampere, Finland
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

If you only have a few days at Tampere, this museum is a must see. Many interesting exhibitions, some of which are there to stay and some that change. Go and see relics of the Finnish "national sport" ice hockey, samples of Finnish nature, old and new shoes, or toys from the previous decades. When I last visited, there was... More 

Thank Maijulia
Brussels, Belgium
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29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Very interactive and interesting different topics to know a bit more about Finland. I think that it is a great place to go with children.

1 Thank 217fanny
Tampere, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Very multifaceted and virtual realistic museum telling about Tampere area living in historical days and nowadays. Also fascinating special exhibitions.

Thank olli k
Kouvola, Finland
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121 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Vapriikki Museum Center hosts many museums: The Natural History Museum of Tampere, The Finnish Ice Hockey Hall of Fame, The Shoe Museum, The Doll Museum, The National Postal Museum, The Tampere Mineral Museum and The Main Museum of Vapriikki with many different exhibitions (Innovations, Tampere 1918, The Tammerkoski Rapids and the Story of Tampere, several temporary exhibitions). However, the entrance... More 

3 Thank JariJK

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