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Lenin Museum

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Informative and fun

This museum is lot of fun although. Play the first version of Tetris and take a picture with vax... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Good times

Went to Lenin museum on a sunny winter day. Good place to visit when there is nothing you can think... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
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Welcome to the Birthplace of the Soviet Union! The renewed museum provides a vivid, comprehensive and critical view of the history Russia and Finland share. It takes visitors on a fascinating journey through some of the most remarkable events in our...more
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Hameenpuisto 28, Tampere 33200, Finland
+358 10 4209222
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is lot of fun although. Play the first version of Tetris and take a picture with vax Lenin. Very informative and helpful staff :)

Thank emppal
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Very samll museum and rather expensive entrance ticket. Main theme is time when Lenin visit in Tampere. Not really worth to visit.

Thank FlyfishermanBeijing
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Interesting info, and recently renovated museum. Not big, so around 1.5h will be enough to go through it.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Went to Lenin museum on a sunny winter day. Good place to visit when there is nothing you can think of doing. Lots of information, pictures, objects and video. Also full size Lenin and Stalin, who you can take for a ride in a cool...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

it was so hard to find - pedestrians had no idea when asked, which was surprising. The building is really impressive and so is the museum. Small but nice and cozy I'd say. Pop in and take a photo with Lenin ;)

Thank christiano_10
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Don’t be fooled by the size of this museum-it’s essentially one large room, and I was there over two hours! There’s a ton of interactive content, and you’ll not only learn about Lenin in Finland, but about how Finland developed as it navigated its relationship...More

Thank marftrip
Reviewed August 17, 2018

It's a small but interesting museum, it's fascinating to think that this was where Lenin and Stalin actually first met, and in what kind of times it happened, and the implications for world history. The visit will take about an hour (if you drag your...More

Thank tmt33
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This museum was smaller than I was expecting, but the exhibits covered a wide range of Russian-Finnish military and social history. Finland used to be a Russian province and still shares a long border with it. Lenin and Stalin met here in 1905. The gift...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This museum you will remember. The town was full of communists just some decades ago and thus the unique museum outside Russia.

Thank Veronica V
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The museum is small and offers lots of what I perceived as somewhat piecemeal but highly interesting information about Lenin and his role in the Russian revolution. Worth a visit! Definitely.

Thank Jo1965
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Kexin Y
May 13, 2017|
Response from Minnamaria | Property representative |
Hi, all children under 18 years are free. So you don't need a ticket for your infant. Welcome to Lenin Museum!