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Postal Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Detailed history of letter delivery in Finland

This small postal museum is now one of several consolidated at Vapriikki. It has an interesting... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2016
Alexandria, Virginia
Something to see for the whole family, even world-class rarities

First this museum was located in Helsinki where it was closed in 2012. After that it was opened in... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2015
Kouvola, Finland
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Dec 30, 2017
“Nightmare ticket system”
Dec 27, 2017
“Quick late evening visit”
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

I booked tickets via the internet but needed to change the date. I requested this and was given new dates, but no time on the ticket. Requested this and the dates changed again to an other date still no time, blah blah eight emails and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Frances R
Reviewed December 27, 2017

We visited this museum during our visit to Vapriikki Museum Centre. Since we arrived at the museum later in the evening we had to rush through these exhibitions. The postal museum had exhibitions about postal services during different times in Finland. It was fascinating to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank vasavapr
Reviewed March 26, 2017

The exhibition shows clearly how the postal service evolved in time. Time and effort is spent to set-up the installation, nice to walk around and look at the different memorabilia. Well worth a quick visit while visiting other museums in the Vapriikki.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank pepics
Reviewed December 17, 2016

Postal Museum dive to the history of sending letters and other postal activities inter alia with stamps, uniforms and text information.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank MC0777
Reviewed March 23, 2016

This small postal museum is now one of several consolidated at Vapriikki. It has an interesting history of mail delivery in Finland since the earliest days. The stories of how mail traveled in the earliest days will be interesting to most visitors, not just to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank TheCordrays
Reviewed October 4, 2015

This is a recently restructured postal museum which moved to Tampere from Helsinki three years ago. This means that the layout and approach is new. What also makes this museum different from a lot of other postal museums is the way that it sets the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank 4RBS
Reviewed August 28, 2015

First this museum was located in Helsinki where it was closed in 2012. After that it was opened in Tampere in 2014. Now they have very nice collections here. You can see stamps (some very rare), old photos, old films, historical objects, scale models etc....More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank JariJK
Reviewed July 1, 2015

The Postal Museum is one important part of Vapriikki Museum Centre located in the city of Tampere. The Museum is well organised with a very nice details as stampmaps. You can go easily there and spend some time folkloristiikan the history of mail related issues....More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank OPP_lahti
Reviewed May 28, 2015

Excellent exhibiton, that covers the history of the postal services from the early beginning. Lots of interactive stands for kids and everything is translated in English, Swedish and Russian. Worth of visit in Vapriikki museum, as all other exhibitions as well. Free admission on Friday...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Iksu
Reviewed June 24, 2012

This cozy museum is no more in Helsinki center. It's unclear wether they will open again in another location T_T

Date of experience: June 2012
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