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Vapriikin Museokeskus

Veturiaukio 4, Tampere 33101, Finland
358 20 716 6966
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Ranked #2 of 33 Attractions in Tampere
Type: Museums
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Espoo, Finland
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184 reviews 184 reviews
40 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This isn't a museum, but a collection of small museums of very different kind of themes (ice hockey, fashion, toys, nature etc.). Some of the exhibitions are permanent and some are changing, so if you have plenty of choices to visit the place, be sure to check the dates of exhibitions to choose the best time to visit.

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Tampere
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60 reviews 60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

If you like museums – and perhaps even if not – this is one of the places you should visit at Tampere. There are many different museums in an old industrial building (19th-20th century), so there's a plenty to choose from if you don't want to visit all of them at once. In most cases, the exhibitions are made in... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

I've been here on January with my school and this museum has been for us so interesting and amazing. There are a lot of pictures and objects from the Finnish story and from the story of Tampere and you can also use some of them (like an old bicycle). If you are in Tampere you really have to visit this... More 

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Turin, Italy
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37 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
38 helpful votes 38 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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7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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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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26 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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