The world's only Moomin Museum
Art museum for Moomin fans and art lovers of all ages!
Tue-Wed 9am-5pm, Thu-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm, Mon closed
Adult 13 €, Child 6 €
Tampere Hall, Yliopistonkatu 55, Tampere, Finland
The world’s only Moomin Museum
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.
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.
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.
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!