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There are many interesting exhibitions in Tampere, permanent and changing – we have gathered here the current changing exhibitions, you can find more information on the permanent exhibitions on the venues’ websites.

Check the opening hours and current restrictions on the venues’ websites.


Moomin Museum

Upcoming exhibition From Tove’s bookshelf is an exhibition which includes world literature, children’s books and beautiful illustrations from Tove Jansson’s book collection.  The exhibition has been implemented in collaboration with the Children’s Literature Institute. The exhibition opens in May 21, 2022 and can be seen until March 2023.


Museum Centre Vapriikki

The new exhibition Monkeys! A primate story can be seen until October 2022. The exhibition Tampere in Flames is open till mid-August, 2022. 

Finlayson-200 a Factory that Became a Brand  is an exhibition which presents the development of the Finlayson factory on the banks of the Tammerkoski rapids into the Nordic region’s largest industrial enterprise and beyond, with adaptation to a new, post-industrial era. Present 23.6.2020 –

Postal Museum’s exhibition: A cup of coffee and the morning paper is open until 28.8.2022. The exhibition brings out the importance of the morning paper, its digital breakout, and the role of the distributors. The exhibition shows the whole journey of the paper from print to the mailbox and to the breakfast table, ending to what the paper is used for after that.

Mail Art re-design exhibition gives you the view of the materials used in mail art and the involvement of designers and artisans in the art form. The exihibition runs till 29.5.

The Finnish Ice Hockey Museum has opened its renewed exhibition in the beginning of April. Come and see the most interesting items and stories of Finnish ice hockey and much more!


Tampere Art Museum

Closed untill 11.6.

Sara Hildén Art Museum

Anna Retulainen‘s Silence 12.2.–21.8.2022 presents works from 2003 to the present day. In her latest works, she enters into a dialogue with her previous oeuvre. The exhibition is organized according to themes, such as Still Life, Remembrance and Meetings.


The National Police Museum

The exhibition at the Police museum is called The coloured truth – Art crime in Finland. Forged artwork, criminal art trade, fraud, money laundering and embezzlement – there are many faces of art crime. The exhibition includes counterfeit works by “Gallen-Kallela”, “Schjerfbeck” and “Picasso”. All of the works are now part of the National Police Museum’s collections.


The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas

Photographs by Touko Hujanen until the 28th of August and “Ratajätkät” exhibition runs till 8.1.2023.

“Meirän kaupunki” tells about the lives of workers in the different decades of the 20th century. Exhibition runs till 31.12.2024.

Industry Museum leads you to the industrial story of Tampere and it is suitable for the whole family. Exhibition is open till 2030.

Don’t forget that the entrance to the Finnish Labour Museum Werstas is free of charge.


Lenin Museum

Jeltsinin aika– exhibition tells about critical years of democracy in Russia between years 1991-1999.


Museum Milavida

From Apr 23, 2022 onwards Vivienne Westwoods costumes from a private collection are in Tampere!


Emil Aaltonen museum

New temporary exhibition at Emil Aaltonen museum is called “Rento meininki” and it is open until 28th of August.



Tie vie is a fascinating photo exhibit of Finnish museum roads. Suomi liikkeelle 1920 -exhibition has different cars from the 20’s and Bella Bella– exhibition shows Italian cars till 31.8.


Serlachius museums 

The Serlachius museums are located in the Art Town of Mänttä-Vilppula. There runs several exbitions in both galleries Gösta and Gustaf.

Gösta Art Museum

Between, Before and After presents Clare Woods paintings and Where Art Thou? is an photograph exhibition by Andy Freeberg.

Classic works of Fine Art at the Manor. A wide selection of the most beautiful classic pieces from the Fine Art Foundation’s collection.

Gustaf Museum

Behind the Pulp Gate – Work and Stories from Mänttä pulp mill 29.2.2020—. The exterior form of a pulp mill is familiar to many people. But what happens inside a mill?

Trish Morrissey: Autofictions, 5.2.-8.1.2023. The first major survey exhibition of Irish artist Trish Morrissey brings together more than twenty years of photography and film.


Pukstaavi, Sastamala

Main exhibition Inkunaabelista sähkökirjaan shows how central role books have played and continue to play a role in Finnish society and in the daily lives of all of us.


Voipaala Art Center

Coming exhibition 11.6 Paljain silmin is a joint exhibition from Taiteilijat O and TEXO.


Mältinranta Art Center

Coming exhibition between 4.6-21.6 by Heli Lundström “Ohuiden viipaleiden tarjoiluehdotus” at Gallery and in Studio Inkeri Halme`s “Kissaperhonen ja muita kevään merkkejä”.


Photo Center Nykyaika


An old photo from year 1920 is in center of the exhibition When Blackbirds Return by Laura Konttinen. Exhibition runs 6.5-30.5.


Ou Topos by Marika Halonen is an exhibition of a fading moment of smoke coming out of small jar. Exhibition runs 6.5-30.5.