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from 16.6.2023

New main exhibition explores working-class history from 19th century to the present day in an inventive way.

Visit a co-op shop, explore the museum printing press and immerse yourself in narrative short films!

Steam Engine Museum

At the Steam Engine Museum, you can find a majestic Sulzer steam engine. It was used to produce power for the Finlayson cotton mill in the early 20th century.

The Industry Museum

The Industry Museum exhibition offers a great experience for the whole family, and anyone interested in the industrial history of Tampere.

Europe Refuses to Work

9.9.2023 – 3.3.2024

Stories of people who have committed themselves to the fight for freer work against the wage labour society. Photos, videos, interviews and essays explore the forms and reasons for refusing to work.



The exhibition takes you on a time trip to 1990s Finland. The Nineties tells about a decade of great changes and is a definite must-see especially for those who grew up in the 90s.