World’s only Moomin Museum opened in Tampere on Saturday 17.6.2017.
Tove Jansson donated all of her art, drawings and 3D’s of the original Moomins to Tampere Art Museum. Of all 1998 pieces up to 400 can be displayed at one time. The new museum gives a permanent space for Tove Jansson’s original Moomin art, and does it in an interactive way to fir both children and adults.
Tickets for the new museum:
12 € / adults, 6 € / 3-17 yrs
family ticket 30 € / 2 adults + 2-4 kids
The Moomim Museum’s own Reading Room is also open in the lobby of Tampere Hall. Relax and enjoy the Reading Rooms’s collection of Moomin books in over 20 languages! The Reading Room’s collection includes treasures spanning many years. From spring 2017, Moomin stories are also available in audio book format. The Reading Room is open during the opening hours of Tampere Hall.
Tampere Hall’s Shop features products related to the Moomin Museum exhibition. The shop’s selection includes exclusive Moomin Museum products like coffee, tea. chocolate, posters and post cards as well as Moomin books written and illustrated by Tove Jansson, Tampere souvenirs and classic Finnish brands (Iittala, Finlayson, Marimekko), and handicrafts by local designers. Products and albums from the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra are also available. Postcards sent from Tampere Hall can be sent off with Moomin stamps and a special Moomin Museum stamp. The shop is open every day.
Continue your Moomin adventures with a culinary journey in the restaurant Tuhto. Tuhto is the Finnish name of Toft, the small whomper that appears in Tove Jansson’s book Moominvalley in November. The restaurant shares the same roof with the museum and invites you to enjoy the delights of Moominmamma’s kitchen.
Order the Moomin Menu that consists of the Moomins’ favourite dishes. Among them, creamy fish soup (everybody knows how the Moomins love fish soup!), home grown pork topped with a delicious sauce highlighting another moomin favourite: spruce tips, and a scrumptious stack of Moominmamma’s traditional pancakes topped with straweberyy jam. Kids version of the menu includes Tuhto burger and Snufkin’s fish plate.