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Vapriikin Museokeskus

Veturiaukio 4, Tampere 33100, Finland
+358 3 56566966
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Huge range of exhibitions

The Vapriikin museum is housed in one of Tampere's former mills by the Tammerkoski rapids. It's a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Phil H
Brighton, United Kingdom
Bunch of musea in one

What an enormous amount of musea is this. You buy one ticket and get entrance to all... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Laurens B
Ghent, Belgium
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Veturiaukio 4, Tampere 33100, Finland
+358 3 56566966
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Vapriikin museum is housed in one of Tampere's former mills by the Tammerkoski rapids. It's a huge building and houses a very wide range of exhibitions, some permanent, others temporary. On our visit there were exhibitions on video games (our favourite), Beijing's forbidden city,...More

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 2 days ago

What an enormous amount of musea is this. You buy one ticket and get entrance to all exhibitions, ranging from history of Tampere, over the Finnish civil war to post museum, forbidden city in Beijing, gaming museum, ice hockey and more. The ice hockey museum...More

Thank Laurens B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ranging from the development of Tampere over ice hockey, The Forbidden city to computer games there are a bunch of very- VERY - different exhibitions in here. All combined in one ticket which would have been expensive for one exhibition but is a bargain if...More

Thank Kell S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here to visit the gaming museum but what we got was a lot more. There are a lot of exhibitions here - I went through gaming, China- courtlife, post delivery and stamps, rocks and gems, animals in Finland, Tampere around 1917/18, Tampere through...More

Thank regnsky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a complex of 12 exhibits from a half dozen museums in a former warehouse. 12 exhibits for 12 euros is an fantastic bargain. I spent four hours here enjoying exhibits on the Forbidden City in Beijing, a 1000-year old Viking Era village, the...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent visit to the Pirkkala history - foundations for Tampere town. Recommendation for Finns and tourists

Thank Jari K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not very good information from the receptionist. He did not knop if there would be texts in English in the exhibitions? At last he found some texts in plastic in a cupboard for the 2. WW exhibition. It was a good display, but only a...More

Thank 650KarinB
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Kept thinking I'd be finished, but kept finding more interesting things. A really great exhibit on the Finnish civil war in 1918, and what happened in Tampere. Very well put together, although would have appreciated a bit more English translation available. History of Tampere section...More

Thank ABroadPapa
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The best concept in museums that I have seen for quite some time. This museum contains a multitude of small museums. Our boys spent most of their time in the Games Museum. Lots of interactive video games from past to present, DOS, PC, Wii, Atari,...More

Thank Familyof4_2Boys2014
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The Vapriikki museum complex houses a number of museums/exhibitions and a restaurant/cafe under the same roof. The museums cater to a range of interests, ranging from the history of Tampere and its industrial past to the Gaming Museum. The Gaming Museum will particularly be of...More

Thank KermitTheTraveller
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