Attractions

Top Choice Amusement Park in Tampere

Särkänniemi

This promontory-set amusement park complex offers dozens of rides, an observation tower, art gallery, aquarium, farm zoo and planetarium. Among the best rides are the Tornado roller coaster, super-fast High Voltage,…
Top Choice Church in Tampere

Tuomiokirkko

An iconic example of National Romantic architecture, Tampere's cathedral dates from 1907. Hugo Simberg created the frescoes and stained glass; you’ll appreciate that they were controversial. A procession of ghostly …
Top Choice Museum in Tampere

Amurin Työläismuseokortteli

An entire block of wooden houses, including 32 apartments, a bakery, a shoemaker, two general shops and a cafe, is preserved at the Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, evoking life from 1882 to 1973. Entertaining back…
Top Choice Museum in Tampere

Vapriikki

A bright, modern glass-and-steel exhibition space in the renovated Tampella textile mill. As well as regularly changing exhibitions on anything from bicycles to Buddhism, there’s a permanent display on Tampere’s his…
Museum in Tampere

Lenin Museo

Admirers of bearded revolutionaries won’t want to miss this small museum in the Workers’ Hall where Lenin and Stalin first met in 1905. Lenin's life is documented with photos and papers; it’s a little dry but it’s f…
Museum in Tampere

Werstas

This worthwhile labour museum has a variety of changing exhibitions covering social history and labour industries. The permanent exhibition consists of three parts: a reconstruction of various historically typical F…
Museum in Tampere

Vakoilumuseo

The offbeat spy museum under the Finlayson Centre offers a small but well-assembled display of devices of international espionage, mainly from the Cold War era. As well as histories of famous Finnish and foreign spi…
Museum in Tampere

Muumilaakso

Explore the creation of Tove Jansson’s enduringly popular Moomins in this atmospheric museum in the basement of the art gallery, Tampereen taidemuseo. It contains original drawings and beautiful dioramas depicting s…
Gallery in Tampere

Sara Hildénin taidemuseo

The Särkänniemi amusement park contains the Sara Hildén art museum, which has a collection of international and Finnish modern art and sculpture amassed by Sara Hildén, a local businessperson and art collector. The …
Tower in Tampere

Näsinneula Observation Tower

The 168m-high Näsinneula Observation Tower is in the Särkänniemi amusement park. This is the tallest such tower in these northern lands and it alone is worth the visit, with spectacular views of the city and surroun…