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National Police Museum

This unique museum introduces the traditions, working conditions, uniforms and official vehicles of different units of the Finnish Police from the Middle Ages to the present day. There are hundreds of interesting photos and dozens of rare documentaries on display.

Free admission. You can also get there by several lines of buses and tram.

Location: Vaajakatu 2, Tampere

The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas

This museum brings together Industry Museum and the Steam Engine Museum, displaying machines used at the old Finlayson factory, as well as temporary exhibitions of Finnish working life.

Free admission.

Location: Väinö Linnan aukio 8, Tampere

Vapriikki Museum Centre

Set in an old factory building, Vapriikki brings together more than a dozen museums and exhibitions under one roof. There is e.g. the Finnish Ice Hockey Museum, Postal Museum, Mineral Museum and Natural History Museum. Temporary exhibitions cover a variety of topics.

Entrance to permanent exhibitions is free of charge on Fridays from 3pm to 6pm. (Note: Free admission does not apply to changing exhibitions)

Location: Alaverstaanraitti 5, Tampere

Museum Milavida

The Milavida Museum introduces the visitor to the life of Tampere’s cosmopolitans, the Nottbeck. The museum has also always a changing theme exhibition presenting fashion and design. The exhibitions of the museum in Näsilinna can be visited free of charge on Fridays from 3 pm to 6 pm.

Location: Milavidanrinne 8, Tampere

Automobile Museum Vehoniemi

The most popular museum of automotive history in Finland is situated in Kangasala, about 20 kilometres from Tampere city centre. All presented cars are in excellent condition. The museum has a delightful café that uses cake recipes from the 1920s.

Free admission.

Location: Vehoniemenharjuntie 92, Kangasala

Tampere Art Museum

Exhibitions of Finnish contemporary art are on display at the Tampere Art Museum. Free admission is available approximately once a month on Fridays for the entire day. The art museum and museum shop are closed during exhibition changes. Please check the free days and exceptions on the museum’s own website.

Location: Puutarhakatu 34, Tampere

Amuri Museum of Historic Housing

In this museum you can get to know the houses and life stories of the working population in Tampere between years 1882 and 1973. The museum is open during the summer season. Free admission on Fridays from 3 to 6 pm.

Location: Satakunnankatu 49, Tampere

Moomin Museum

The Moomin Museum is an experiental art museum for Moomin fans of all ages and art enthusiasts. There is free admission to the museum approximately once a month on Fridays for the entire day. Please check the free days and exceptions on the museum’s own website.

Location: Tampere Hall, Yliopistonkatu 55, Tampere