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The Verstas Working Museum is a museum housed in 1993 in buildings of the former Finlayson cotton mill. Located in the center Tampere. The total exhibition area of the museum is almost 2000 sq. m. All the museum covers an area of 5000 sq. m and is therefore the second largest the largest in the city.
The Verstas Museum offers visitors temporary and permanent exhibitions on national social history and working life. IN Within this museum, there are two more - the Museum of Steam Engines and the Museum textile industry. There is also a regional excursion center. In view of this, Verstas is versatile and multifunctional facilities for the whole family.
Exhibitions of the Museum of the Textile Industry introduce visitors with different types of fabrics and yarns. The phases are also demonstrated here fabric production from start to finish.
In 2013, the Verstas Working Museum celebrates its 20th anniversary since its foundation. In this regard, the museum will open five exhibitions, through the theme of which will be history. The first of them -"I, you and others" - was opened with February to May 2013 and introduced visitors to the work of European artists of Romanian descent working on issues of female identity. The other two exhibitions run from June 14 to August 18. One of they tell the story of the everyday life of members of the LGBT community. Another - will showcase the keenly social work of the English photographer K. Robins. In autumn, exhibitions will open about the life of the Finns in the 50s of the XX century, about the industrial history of the Kotka suburb of Karhula. Here you can familiarize yourself with working life and personal life of Finns during the rise of the country, view documentaries and photographs about the work of the glass factory Karhula, where the first Finnish Wave vase was created.
Since 2011 year, the entrance to the Verstas Workers Museum became free.
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