Family and Kids in Tampere

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Tampere? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Tampere, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Tampere.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Tampere for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Pyynikki Park And Observation Tower

    Park, Observatory

    Located in close proximity to City, Pyynikki Park has been and is a top favorite among locals and a must visit for the tourists. A beautiful park and a recreation area that was made open to public since 1868. The park also has an observation tower that was initially made open in 1888 but was damaged in Civil war and was re-opened in 1929. This 26 meter tower is built on a ridge that stands appr...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Sarkanniemi Adventure Park

    Park

    Considering a family’s day out? Then Sarkanniemi Adventure Park is the best place to go to. Not only it is the biggest amusement park in the City, it also has an aquarium, planetarium, dolphinarium, zoo, angry birds land, dog hill, an art museum, an observation tower and much more! Observation tower at the Park – Nasinneula Observation Tower – is the second highest in Nordic r...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Restaurant Nasinneula

    Family and Kids

    Try the best of Finnish Cuisine at the tallest observation tower in Nordic region – in a revolving tower at 124 metres above the ground. One revolution takes approximately 45 minutes. The design of the tower has been influenced by Space Needle in Seattle.
  4. Amazing Tampere attraction for kids
    Tampere Cathedral

    Observatory, Educational Site

    Originally known as the church of St. John, it became a Cathedral in 1923 post moving the Bishop’s seat to the City and since then it is called Tampere Cathedral. One of the most important Church in the City due to its historical and architectural importance. It is a Lutheran church built in National Romantic Style by Lars Sonck – considered to be his most important work. Built arou...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Vapriiki Museokeskus

    Observatory, Educational Site

    Housed in an old textile mill, Vapriiki Museokeskus is situated right beside Tammerkoski rapids. Location of the Museum combined with exhibitions inside make the Museum beautiful outside and interesting inside – there is something for everyone here! Permanent exhibitions in the Museum has on display themes on history, technology and natural sciences. Vapriiki Museum is also home to smalle...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Tampere
    Spy Museum

    Observatory, Educational Site

    Fascinated by James Bond and the likes? Pay a visit to World’s first Spy Museum for interesting displays and history about the world of espionage. Housed in an old factory building, Museum was made open to public in 1998 and was founded by Teppo Turja. It has on display devices used by International spies, specifically during Cold War. It also has on display spy gadgets. Kim Philby, Ethel...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Amuri Museum Of Workers' Housing

    Educational Site

    One of its kind house museum that consists of approximately 30 apartments, a bakery, a sauna, couple of general shops and a cafe – giving visitors a peek into the worker’s housing from 1880s to 1970s. A must for all the history buffs.
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Sara Hilden Art Museum

    Observatory

    Located in Sarkanniemi Adventure Park, this Art museum is situated on Särkänniemi peninsula providing its visitors some of the stunning views on the outside as well, apart from a rich collection of Modern Art inside. Owned by Sara Hilden Foundation, this Art museum has on display modern art from Finnish artists and foreign artists as well. The permanent exhibition is a collection of m...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Rauhaniemi Beach

    Beach, Observatory

    One of the best places to chill out with friends and family. Divided into two parts – one a shallow water area perfect for children and the other side opens to Lake Nasijarvi – a rocky side more apt for adults and it also has a diving tower for those interested! Beach also has two Saunas – these are open year round. Enjoy a good round of massage and try out Ice swimming during...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Rajaportin Sauna

    Family and Kids

    Get the best sauna experience at oldest public sauna in Finland. Started in 1906, it still uses wood to heat the Sauna in a traditional manner. Only change made in the Sauna is the partition made for men’s and women’s washroom somewhere around 1930s. There’s also a cafe right across serving pastries, pies, soups, salads, lemonade and much more. Guests can even organize a priva...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Kaupinojan Sauna

    Observatory

    Best place in Tampere to try out Ice swimming! Located by the Lake Näsijärv and in close proximity to UKK Institute, the Sauna building has undergone quite a few renovations but it still remains a top favorite among locals and is a must visit for all the tourists. There are separate dressing rooms for men and women and shower areas are equipped with lake water tap for visitors to use....Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Room Escape Games

    Family and Kids

    Get ready to think out of the box as you and your team figure out a way to escape the room in a span of 60 minutes! Only things that you are encouraged to bring along is creativity and logical thinking. Game is available only to a group of 2 to 6 people – so gather your friends and family and race against the time to solve puzzles in an hour or less!
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Kaleva Church

    Educational Site

    A must visit for all the tourists – this Church building is quite unique in the sense that its architecture is very different as compared to other Churches. It is built in the shape of a fish – a symbol of early Christianity – visible only when viewed from the top. Called as "The Silo of Souls" (Sielujen siilo) by the locals, the Church has equally impressive interiors. Design...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Hiekka Art Museum

    Observatory, Educational Site

    This Art museum is named after its founder, Kustaa Hiekka – one of the best goldsmith in Finland. Museum has on display approximately 400 pieces of art consisting of paintings, sculptures, antiques, coins and various other objects that Hiekka collected during his trips abroad. Objects on display range from 1850s till today. Some of the artists whose work is on display at the Museum - Ferd...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Finlayson Factory Area Image
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    Family and Kids

    Finlayson Factory Area is an important historical landmark in Tampere. The Finlayson factory dates back to the 1820s when Scottish businessman James Finlayson set it up for hand-woven wool fabrics. After decades of use, when these premises became unusable, it was turned into a bustling recreational area. This transformation into the Finlayson Factory Area has made it home to different shops, ca...Read more