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Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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Satakunnankatu 49, Tampere 33230 Finland
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Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Do you know the origin of Tampere? The secret of it lies within the red brick cotton factory mills. The moment you enter Tampere old town you will walk in the footsteps of the thousands and thousands past factory workers. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Tampere. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
US$495.30 per adult
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Mikael F wrote a review Aug 2020
Vantaa, Finland17,997 contributions1,020 helpful votes
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This block of wooden buildings showcases the working-class lifestyle and history. The museum area is a typical enclosed quarter of the 1880s including 32 apartments, which illustrate the life of local industrial workers from 1880 to 1970. The museum is open only during the summer. There are a lot of stairs to climb.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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bhtripadv wrote a review Jun 2019
Melbourne, Australia185 contributions50 helpful votes
This museum is located in a block of workers cottages preserved from the C19. It brings to life how people lived in those times with stories of the inhabitants. There is a gradual progression from the 1830s to the 1970s. The residences are around a central courtyard with the shared laundry/toilet facilities and sauna. The cafe here is very good with traditional foods at fair prices, you can eat indoors or in the courtyard. It is just outside the centre of town with easy street parking. As Tampere was a major industrial city it is vital to preserve memories of the city's history.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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michaelteh111 wrote a review Sep 2018
Singapore, Singapore21 contributions4 helpful votes
We had a great time seeing the type of housing of the early settlers in Finland! Truly remarkable that this museum exists! Memorable!!!
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Rezi_12 wrote a review Aug 2018
Tampere, Finland91 contributions17 helpful votes
If you want to see how the employers of the fabric factory lived with their families in apartments with 1 or 2 rooms, this is the place to go. There was perhaps 5 children with their parents living in one room, size under 30 m2. Totally appealing!
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Date of experience: May 2018
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Veronica V wrote a review Aug 2018
Helsinki, Finland58 contributions3 helpful votes
Here you can feel the miserable but pittoresque life of those who came to this town centuries ago, and lived the old style way of living untill just some decades ago.
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Date of experience: September 2017
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