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Tampere Art Museum

183 Reviews

Tampere Art Museum

183 Reviews
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Day tour Helsinki - Tampere by private car with guide
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Puutarhakatu 34, 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$505.76 per adult
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Heli P wrote a review Jul 2020
Helsinki, Finland4236 contributions500 helpful votes
The small museum building near the Metso library is filled with mostly unknown works of local artist Joseph Alanen. He used tempera painting technique with light, shady colours to create mythical pictures of our national epic Kalevala. The chosen style resembles comic book characters with strongly painted outlines and extreme positions. The impressive Lemminkäinen and the Great Serpent was finished in 1920 just before his early death at the age of 34 in the current world epidemic Spanish fever.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Mikael F wrote a review Oct 2019
Vantaa, Finland18291 contributions1086 helpful votes
The museum building is an old granary designed by a famous architect Carl Ludvig Engel in 1838. It was opened as a museum to the public in 1931. On our visit, there were the MangaMania! exhibition on the ground floor and the Osamu Tezuka – The God of Manga exhibition on other floors. So there was plenty of Manga to be seen. Manga is Japanese cartooning, comics, and animation. For Manga fans, it would have been heaven. For us, the most interesting work was the rubber duck outside the museum building. Luckily, we had a free entrance with the Finnish Museum Card.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Shampanja wrote a review Jul 2019
Pirkkala, Finland253 contributions43 helpful votes
Nice exhibitions from two persons (Holmström) and young artist (Rönkkö) of the year 2019. If you are familiar with their art or like to know more about them, this is a good place to visit.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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730sailal wrote a review Mar 2019
Southern Finland, Finland7 contributions1 helpful vote
Pictures so full of details as photograps. The most popular Finnish animal paintings from Wilhelm and Ferdinand von Wright
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Fudge03 wrote a review Oct 2018
Sussex, England1205 contributions459 helpful votes
When I was there, downstairs had a really rather boring exhibition drawn from the city’s collection, but upstairs there was a gem – an installation based on the 1918 uprising in Tampere, with old photos superimposed on the same places today. So good that I bought the catalogue even though it was in Finnish and Russian!
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Date of experience: September 2018
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