The world's only Moomin Museum

Art museum for Moomin fans and art lovers of all ages!


Open 2024

Tue-Fri 10am-6pm (groups from 8.45am), Sat-Sun 10am-5pm, Mon closed


Adult 14,50 €, Child 7 €

Find us

Tampere Hall, Yliopistonkatu 55, Tampere, Finland

Art museum for Moomin fans and art lovers of all ages

The Moomin Museum is an experiential art museum for Moomin fans and art lovers of all ages. Visit us and relive the adventures of the beloved Moomin family in our permanent exhibition of Tove Jansson’s original illustrations. Experience the magic of Moominvalley by stepping inside the Hobgoblin’s Hat, marvel at our beautifully crafted tableaux, and be amazed by our sparkling comet soaring across the sky! There’s always something new to see in our Observatory, which features a diverse program of regularly changing exhibitions.


Moomin art

Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson (1914–2001) was not only an author and illustrator, but also a painter, cartoonist and comic strip artist. In addition to authoring Moomin books, she also published novels and collections of short stories. Today she is known around the world as the beloved creator of the Moomins. The Moomin Museum is based on the collection of illustration art donated by her.

Tove Jansson - creator of the Moomins

Events in the museum

Quiet afternoon in the Moomin Museum

Exhibitions and museums
15.00 - 18.00
Moomin Museum, Tampere Hall, Yliopistonkatu 55, 33100 Tampere, Finland
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Seniors' day in the Moomin Museum

Exhibitions and museums
10.00 - 18.00
The Moomin Museum, Tampere Hall, Yliopistonkatu 55, 33100 Tampere
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The Night of the Museums in the Moomin Museum

Festivals and city events
18.00 - 23.59
Moomin Museum, Tampere Hall, Yliopistonkatu 55
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Moomin House - our pride and joy

On the lower level of the museum, you’ll find our centrepiece exhibit: a five-storey, over two-metre-tall tableaux of the Moomin House. The enchantingly detailed model was crafted by Tuulikki Pietilä, Dr Pentti Eistola, and Tove Jansson, taking them three years to build. It was unveiled at the Bratislava Biennial of Illustration in 1979, after which it toured the Nordic countries. Today it is a permanent exhibit that can be seen only at the Moomin Museum.

Moomin art


An exhibition about Tove Jansson opens in the Moomin Museum on 20 April 2024

11.4.2024 Tove Jansson (1914–2001) is one of the most acclaimed Finnish artists of the 20th century. Jansson was a painter, illustrator, cartoonist, writer, comic strip artist and scenographer, but she is best known as the famed creator of the Moomin characters. The exhibition An Artist’s Life look backs at Jansson’s career and the biographical milestones and relationships that shaped her artistic journey.

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

5.6.2023 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 Finnish). 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.

Fun, ideas, and inspiration – all under one roof

Tampere Hall has expertise in hosting over 1,000 cultural and corporate events every year. The world’s only Moomin Museum attracts visitors of all ages with its inspiring exhibits. After your visit, pick up a cute Moomin souvenir from a wide offering at the Tampere Hall Shop. Also under the same roof you’ll find the world-class Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, cosy Tuhto Restaurant, and the Courtyard by Marriott Tampere City Hotel.

Everyone needs a little fun to brighten up their day. Come and visit us at Tampere Hall!

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