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The Cable Factory

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Address: Tallberginkatu 1 C 15, Helsinki 00180, Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 47638300
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The Cable Factory is the largest cultural centre in Finland. It houses e.g....

The Cable Factory is the largest cultural centre in Finland. It houses e.g. museums, galleries, dance theatres, art schools and has working spaces for artists, bands and companies. Unique spaces are also available for rent on a short-term basis to stage concerts, exhibitions, festivals and fairs. Around 900 people work at the Cable Factory on a daily basis, and annually over 230 000 people attend different short-term events.

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Helsinki has this great cultural centre. Exhibitions, dance, museums, expos, music, education. It is easy to reach this place using metro but I think not so many people do not... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 29, 2016
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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Excellente Museum, don't miss it. Innovative exhibions, very modern and original atmosphere to discover new faces of the world. And its café of course...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

Helsinki has this great cultural centre. Exhibitions, dance, museums, expos, music, education. It is easy to reach this place using metro but I think not so many people do not know or remember this cultural centre.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

I came here to visit a photography show - based around the use of Polaroid images. I stopped inside for cappuccino. Kaapelitehas puts on many different sorts of fine art and photography shows and is a great cultural centre. Easy to reach by tram.

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Aland Island, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

Social gathering, party happenings. All can be booked ahead of time. The set up are usually arrange by companies that are specialist to that with varying set p depending what you want and it comes at a cost. Looking for a place to arrange a big time party, this is it! I recommend for party goers.

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

Old factory that nowadays host many happenings. Some are interesting, others not. There's a good museum of photography though.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

They used to make cables in there. A place to meet people who think themselves creative.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

Kaapelitehdas (the Cable Factory) houses a couple of really interesting museums - the Theatre Museum (great for children as there is a lot of interactive stuf) and the Hotel and Restaurant Museum (interesting retro displays)

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