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Moomin Museum’s programme during Manse Pride Week 13–17 June 2023

The Moomin Museum organizes events in honor of Manse Pride Week, both at the museum and at the Saturday celebration in Sorsapuisto Park. At the museum, selected excerpts from the letters Tove Jansson wrote to her friends and loved ones are read daily. In the Studio’s workshop, participants immerse themselves in floral vibes with a rainbow spirit. On Saturday, June 17th, the museum's Art Carts will set up a workshop in Sorsapuisto Park, among the Pride celebration crowd.

Moomin Museum's exhibition Tumpkin's Time features poems by Kirsi Kunnas together with original illustrations

Merry Tumpkin and his endearing friends are the stars of the Moomin Museum’s new temporary exhibition, Tumpkin’s Time. It is based on the beloved nursery rhymes authored by the Finnish poet Kirsi Kunnas (1924–2021), who transports the reader to magical worlds of play and imagination. Originally produced by the Päivälehti Museum, the Moomin Museum presents the exhibition in the author’s hometown, featuring delightful original illustrations.

A celebration of light and shadow – Join us in bidding farewell to midwinter at the Moomin Museum

In Tove Jansson’s book Moominland Midwinter, the creatures of forest light a giant bonfire to make the darkness go away and to welcome the sun back to the sky. As the creatures beat their drums and lose themselves in a wild frenzy of dance and revelry, their tufted, tailed and horned forms cast swaying, swirling shadows in the snow.

Make your own book in the Moomin Museum’s workshops

Is your head spinning with ideas, feelings, rhymes, wondrous adventures and memories? Are your fingers itching to capture and share your fleeting impressions? But how? The answer is easy! Make your own book!

Selma Green appointed Museum Director of the Tampere Art Museum

Art historian Selma Green (M.A.) has been appointed Museum Director of the Tampere Art Museum and Moomin Museum. She will assume her duties as the new Museum Director on 1 January 2023.

Tilda Rose creates new fairy-tale worlds as the resident guest of the Moomin Museum

The Moomin Museum takes pleasure in hosting the Finnish-American illustrator Tilda Rose as its resident guest artist in Tampere this November. During her residency, Rose will work in the Moomin Museum’s Studio and reside on the grounds of Haihara Manor. Now organised for the second time, the residency is intended for professional illustrators and organised jointly by the Moomin Museum and the Finnish Illustration Association.

On the trail of mysterious critters during the autumn holidays

Creepy-crawlies and mysterious creatures are taking over the Moomin Museum during the autumn holidays.

Moomin Museum's 5th Anniversary

The world's only Moomin Museum is already five years old as it was opened on 17th June 2017. The anniversary will be celebrated with free admission on Friday, 17th June 2022.

Silent afternoons in the Moomin Museum

For those who would like to enjoy the museum in a peaceful environment.