Museum Centre Vapriikki in Tamperewww.tampere.fi
Located on the banks of the Tammerkoski rapids in Tampere, Vapriikki is a museum centre that offers things to see and do for the whole family. The museum puts up about a dozen exhibitions each year with varied themes including history, technology and natural sciences. Vapriikki is also home to The Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame, The Shoe Museum, and The Doll Museum. Visitors are served by the museum restaurant Valssi with its large windows and summer terrace providing a fantastic view of Tampere’s industrial setting with red brick walls and the museum shop which sells a wide selection of literature and gifts.