It is obvious why Textile industry museum is located in Tampere. Tampere was the capital of Finnish textile industry. There was dozens of cotton, linen, wool and tricot mills. In the museums exhibitions the story of the city’s textile industry is told comprehensively in an authentic factory premises at the old Finlayson Cotton mill. No entrance fee.
Located on several lakes, Tampere offers its visitors beautiful landscape and views.
You can join Tampere Free Tour every day at 12 p.m. from 1 July to 28 August. Tour starts at Tampere Theatre on Keskustori.
Tampere Cathedral, originally named St.John's Church, was completed in 1907 in the National romantic style drawing impetus from the medieval Gothic.
Tampere's Tourist Information center has prepared excellent walking routes for individual travellers. Printed copies of those routes you can grab at Information center (Central railway station).
Finnish Labour Museum Werstas presents the history of workers and industrialization in the heart of a factory area. In Werstas the main carrachters are the ordinary people. No entrance fee.
Boxing museum is a unique special museum covering the history of one sport. Volunteer admission fee.
Private art museum Willa Mac presents Finnish contemporary art in the surroundings it deserves. WILLA MAC is located in the house built by apotecary Haapanen during the 1920s. The building is located by the beautiful Pyynikki ridge and it was modeled after an Italian renaissance palace. No admission fee.