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A taste of Tampere

We stopped into this museum to learn a bit about Tampere, and were not disappointed. Everything... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lovely place

Lovely place. Our family spent here almost more than five hours including lunch and excursion for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anna L
Espoo, Finland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
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...More

3  Thank JariJK
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 19, 2012

Its nothing really mindboggling.. but there are some interesting facts about finland and tampere

3  Thank santvf
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped into this museum to learn a bit about Tampere, and were not disappointed. Everything From Tampere history to technology, to the story of Marilyn Monroe.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place. Our family spent here almost more than five hours including lunch and excursion for children in stone museum Everyone can find an interesting place in Vapriikki. One ticket is valid for all museums on the center.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have no idea why it's number 1 place to visit in Tampere. By my opinion it's good place to visit only with a child

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Reviewed September 29, 2018

As the title says, the museum is highly versatile. It is not one of a regional museum that you typically. From history and archeology to technology and sports, everyone can find something that (s)he likes. At the time of my visit, there was a special...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

This is the most versatile museum in Tampere. There is many different exhibitions at the same time, so there is something for everyone. There is lots of different exhibitions like said, hockey, games, civil war and changing exhibitions. It is possible to spend all day...More

Thank lottasyv
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

From Viking villages, through fashion and furniture, over minerals exhibitions, to gaming history (with lots of playable games), there's so much to explore! The different sections are clearly marked and easy to find. All the different sections are distinctly decorated and laid out, including a...More

Thank Bianca W
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Recommended to vist for all people who are intetrested in this game. The exposition is not large but made with honour for sport and with excellent knowing of subject.

Thank Zuevy
Reviewed July 26, 2018

The museum center has multiple fixed museums inside, e.g., Gaming museum, Ice hockey museum, Post museum, Mineral museum, etc. and some changing exhibits. With one entrance you get the access to all of these. Not all of the museums are that big, but more of...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I visited Vapriikki to see the exhibition of Marilyn Monroe and were positively suprised again how high-leveled the museum is. There are many exhibitions at the same location so you can visit at many displays with same fee. If you are interested of history there...More

1  Thank Anna-Kaisa S
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

I was thrilled to go see the game museum but ended up enjoying all the parts there. Very nice and well situated museum with lots of things to look for. I did not go with kids, but im sure they’d love it. There was a...More

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