Find the most intriguing art museums in Tampere and the region.
Tampere Art Museum is home to e.g. the annual Young Artist of the Year exhibition, and this central museum always features a current exhibition on changing themes. The Moomin Museum has moved from the cellar of the Art Museum to Tampere Hall.
Sara Hildén Art Museum is dedicated to modern art and situated in Särkänniemi Adventure Park. In other words, it’s ideal to combine with a day out on the rides! The museum is open all year round and always features either a current exhibition or a selection of the museum’s collections.
Hiekka Art Museum showcases mainly Finnish art from 1850´s to present and foreign art from 1630-1910. The collections include almost 400 works of art, including e.g. Works by Ferdinand von Wright and Magnus Enckell. The collection also includes antique furniture, silver objects and articles of ethnographic value.
Serlachius Museums Gösta and Gustaf in Mänttä, close to Tampere, are among the top places for art enthusiasts to visit. Go to the forest and get surprised, in the middle of the magnificent nature you will find an internationally acclaimed art centre: influential contemporary art, classics from the golden era of the Finnish art and the old Europe, award-winning wood architecture, sculpture park, and the most delicious museum restaurant in Finland. The museum’s own bus line brings you directly from Tampere city centre to the museum’s doors, all year round!
Art Centre Purnu is situated in Orivesi, an idyllic town in Tampere Region. Open only on summers, the art centre gathers together work from interesting modern artists from Finland and abroad under a yearly theme. In addition to unique quality art, visitors can enjoy the Finnish nature and try e.g. a traditional smoke sauna.
The Emil Aaltonen Museum functions in the beautiful manor house of Pyynikinlinna, built in the early 1900s. The visitor will learn about Emil Aaltonen as a private person, businessman and a patron of national culture and science as well as enjoy his vast private art collection. The Emil Aaltonen Museum is closed during renovation starting from December 2 2019. The museum will open in the spring of 2021.