”Museums are boring”? Definitely not! From the vast and positively quirky selection of museums in Tampere, you’ll find plenty of interesting and active fun, for kids as well. Check out this Top 5 of children’s museums for tips for a museum trip for the whole family!
1. Moomin Museum
Who wouldn’t know the Moomins? World’s only Moomin Museum, situated at Tampere Hall, presents unique pieces of art by the creator herself, Tove Jansson. The original illustrations and detailed tableaus open the door to the unique and intriguing world of the Moomins. The highlight must be the 5 storey Moomin House, handmade with hundreds of fascinating details.
2. The Natural History Museum
What is nature like in Tampere Region? In The Natural History Museum you’ll get to e.g. identify smells of a Finnish forest, learn about the habitats of local creatures and dive into Tammerkoski rapids. On display are animals from tiny insects to big forest beasts, and on Animal Weighing scale you can find out which animal your weight matches to! Everyone in the family is sure to find out something interesting about the local nature in this exhibition.
Mobilia in Kangasala offers many kinds of fun for car enthusiasts. Rally Hall of Fame introduces top rally drivers and their vehicles from different decades and parts of the world. In summer, kids can get their own speed on in the traffic park, and Mobilia also hosts a bunch of events throughout the year under the theme of – you guessed it, cars!
4. Police Museum
The Police Museum is situated in Hervanta and is open for everyone, free of charge, and it offers information the Finnish police services throughout the time. In the museum, you can take a moment to marvel a bomb disposal robot, examine an old crime investigation laboratory, or take a seat in a Finnish police van!
5. Spy Museum
Were the James Bond gadgets accurate in the real world of espionage? How does one fake an identity? Spy Museum opens a window to the history of international espionage in Finland.