Have you always wondered where the Moomins live? The answer is of course: in Tampere! The world’s only Moomin Museum in Tampere Hall tells many stories that you probably haven’t heard before. Tove Jansson’s original illustrations and the minute tableaus lead children and adults to the lovely world of the Moomins. Remember to take a peek inside the biggest original handcrafted Moomin house with hundreds of tiny details!
Rulla and Piipoo
Rulla brings culture to children. In addition to fun exhibitions, you can also try your own hand at making art! Rulla also arranges many events throughout the year. There’s always a guide to help kids enjoy what the centre has on offer. A culture centre for everyone but specializing in activities for disableded children, PiiPoo is conveniently situated in Ideapark shopping centre in Lempäälä. Small kids can play together with their parents as bigger kids enjoy free playing space and climbing wall.
Tallipiha Stable Yards
Home at the time to animals and stable boys of the old Finlayson factory, the German style stable buildings now encompass cute little handicrafts shops as well as a café. They also arrange an array of events throughout the year!
Are you familiar with the Doghill books by Mauri Kunnas? Even if you’re not, you’ll fall in love with the 19th century style world these adorable dog characters live in. At Doghill, the theme park at Särkänniemi, visitors can step straight into a fairy-tale. The old town centre, the farm and the animals living there create an environment you can’t imagine without experiencing it.