Vapriikki is a collection of five previously separate museums now under one roof. The museum is located to the old forge of Tampella on the banks of the Tammerkoski rapids. The themes of temporary exhibitions range from archaeology to modern art, manual skills to technology and nature. Vapriikki is also home to The Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame, The Shoe Museum, and The Doll Museum. Visitors are served by the museum restaurant Valssi and the museum shop which sells a wide selection of literature and gifts.

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Founded: 1996
Category: Museums in Finland
Historical period: Independency (Finland)

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www.tampere.fi
www.museot.fi

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Gerald Mangion (20 months ago)
Nice nostalgic experience. And on Fridays its fee to enter the retro gaming part.
Spool Accounts (2 years ago)
A great museum though it isn't free entry. Also includes a museum on video games which is popular.
Mikko Leikkari (2 years ago)
There are so many museums inside this museum complex that you'll easily spend many hours there.
V. Koss (2 years ago)
Great set of museums, especially the nature and stone ones. It will be even better for tourists if all information will be available in English. May be through the application?
Robert Ramberg (2 years ago)
A wonderful place inside the old Finlayson factory. Several interesting, variously themed displays are available. Marilyn Monroe rooms were of particular splendor.
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