Tahmela’s Villa, a late 19th century beauty on the shores of Pyhäjärvi is a low-threshold cultural centre open to everyone and managed by the Pirkanmaa Building Heritage Association.
The Villa’s regular events include music evenings, author visits, book launches, concerts, theatre performances and story trails in the surroundings.
The Villa’s Gallery has monthly changing art exhibitions. With one visit you can enjoy 3 different exhibitions. Exhibitions are selected annually. The Villa’s Library room is operated by Pispala library association, and it offers almost 800 books for readers.
Tahmela’s Villa café is a place to relax and enjoy the beauty of the place and its surroundings. Enjoy tasty vegetarian soups and savoury or sweet snacks. Sunday’s international pop-up chefs (immigrants) bring treats from all over the world to the Villa.
The Villa’s sauna heats up on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and is part of Tampere’s sauna capital network. Every second week traditional sauna services available on Tuesday sauna shifts.