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Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

Satakunnankatu 49, Tampere 33230, Finland
+358 3 56566690
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superb, family friendly, interesting

Great little museum, well thought through. A chunk of Finnish social history. Lots of nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MajorVoid
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London, UK
Vivid picture of how workers used to live.

The museum takes you through time from the 1880s to 1970s telling the story of how life for workers... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
Emma H
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Reading, United Kingdom
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The Amuri museum quarter consists of five residential and four outbuildings. All of the former lie in their original positions as do the outbuildings.
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Satakunnankatu 49, Tampere 33230, Finland
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+358 3 56566690
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little museum, well thought through. A chunk of Finnish social history. Lots of nice activities for little people too. Recommended.

Thank MajorVoid
Reviewed September 5, 2017

The museum takes you through time from the 1880s to 1970s telling the story of how life for workers in Tampere has changed. The houses have been furnished and each room has a description of who lived there (in English as well as Finnish) creating...More

Thank Emma H
Reviewed August 31, 2017

This museum block of workers' homes in Tampere has nine house in their original places. It has placards on each room in each house that tells the stories giving examples of residents who may have lived there before. This gives a good idea of the...More

Thank jksmi
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit here. The fictional family stories at each house really brought the exhibits to life. I must be getting old as my age group is now included in museum tours as exhibits, I thought I'd manage a few more years before I became...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

This museum is situated in former housing for workers at the Finlayson factory, which was formerly one of the most important manufacturing plants in Scandinavia. Dating back to the late 19th century, these simple wooden houses provide a window into the living conditions of workers...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed June 8, 2017

One of my favourite places in Tampere. Lovely atmosphere and you can almost feel the people who have lived there. A sneak peek into everyday life in 1800s. The cafe is wonderful too!

Thank Venla R
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

I personally love this place near my own apartement, it is full of knowledge about how the people of the town lived about 150 years ago. The place consists of 5 residences situated in their original places and 4 houses across the yard. A great...More

Thank Tuitsi
Reviewed September 6, 2016

The museum, where one can observe how a small space a person can live. On the other hand also noticed how much a person has grown over the years. It can also be noted how the standard of living has evolved. Young children and it...More

Thank Sahaman2016
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Autenttinen fiilis, authentic feeling in 1900-1970 working class housing. Antaa todella perspektiiviä ennen ja nyt. Hienotunnelmaninen vanhanajan kahvila pikkuleipineen. A nice old times café.

Thank Liisa R
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this museum ,every house part was open which is amazing compared to other open air museums I've visited in Finland. The expositions were very detailed n each room had a story to tell . I was surprised by the whole area n also,...More

Thank Nikoll M
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Response from Raymond W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The whole museum is labelled in English.
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