Joyful, lovely and wise Moomins - The Moomin Museum of Tampere takes visitors to the marvelous world of Moomins

Everywhere in the world there are people who love Moomins, the characters created by the Finnish writer Tove Jansson (1914-2001).

Besides in the charming books you get to know Moomins also at the new Moomin Museum in Tampere Finland. The museum is situated at the Tampere house and is very well done. The interactive Museum takes the visitors to the exciting world of Moomins.

The permanent exhibition, What Happens Next? combine texts and images, it retells the entire story of the Moomins, starting from the first book The Moomins and the Great Flood (1945) through to the last wistful Moomin tale, Moominvalley in November (1970).
The twelve Moomin books keep visitors guessing “What happens next?” as they travel from one story to the next.
The Moomin Museum’s collection of drawings and paintings by Jansson are rounded out with a selection of three-dimensional Moomin tableaux by her partner, the graphic artist Tuulikki Pietilä. The tableaux are miniature scenographic interpretations of scenes from the Moomin books and comic strips. 
In all, the exhibition features nearly 400 original Moomin illustrations and around 30 tableaux selected from the Tampere Art Museum Moominvalley Collection.
The centrepiece of the exhibition is the five-storey, three-metre-high blue Moominhouse – a house of many secrets. Where is the electrical wiring diagram? And where is Moominma’s jam cellar? Does the Moominhouse have a sauna? 
The visit at the Moomin Museum is a great joy for people at any age, from baby to grandfather.
And it's not only the pictures and other items that are wonderful, in the museum you can immers to the philosophy of Moomins, which includes many sides of the life: Joy, sorrow, disappointments, loneliness, care and love.


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