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Address: Alaverstaanraitti 5, Tampere 33100, Finland
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+358 3 56566966
10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Detailed history of letter delivery in Finland

This small postal museum is now one of several consolidated at Vapriikki. It has an interesting history of mail delivery in Finland since the earliest days. The stories of how... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 March 2016
Alexandria, Virginia
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Oulu, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Postal Museum dive to the history of sending letters and other postal activities inter alia with stamps, uniforms and text information.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

This small postal museum is now one of several consolidated at Vapriikki. It has an interesting history of mail delivery in Finland since the earliest days. The stories of how mail traveled in the earliest days will be interesting to most visitors, not just to heavyduty stamp collectors. But with an extensive exhibit of Finnish postage stamps, collectors will have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

This is a recently restructured postal museum which moved to Tampere from Helsinki three years ago. This means that the layout and approach is new. What also makes this museum different from a lot of other postal museums is the way that it sets the history of postal services in their social, economic and in some cases, political, context. Of... More 

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Kouvola, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

First this museum was located in Helsinki where it was closed in 2012. After that it was opened in Tampere in 2014. Now they have very nice collections here. You can see stamps (some very rare), old photos, old films, historical objects, scale models etc. here. They even have the first car of the Finnish postal service in the collection.... More 

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Lahti, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

The Postal Museum is one important part of Vapriikki Museum Centre located in the city of Tampere. The Museum is well organised with a very nice details as stampmaps. You can go easily there and spend some time folkloristiikan the history of mail related issues. Very nice indeed

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Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

Excellent exhibiton, that covers the history of the postal services from the early beginning. Lots of interactive stands for kids and everything is translated in English, Swedish and Russian. Worth of visit in Vapriikki museum, as all other exhibitions as well. Free admission on Friday afternoons.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2012

This cozy museum is no more in Helsinki center. It's unclear wether they will open again in another location T_T

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