Moomin Museum

17.6.2017–1.1.2020

 Admission with Museum Card
Exhibition

What happens next?

The one-of-a-kind exhibition takes the visitor on a journey into a land of fantasy: you can crawl into the magician’s hat, stand in a snowstorm on a glacier, and watch a fiery comet streak across the night sky.

What Happens Next? presents all twelve Moomin books written and illustrated by Tove Jansson. The original illustrations and paintings displayed at each book stop reveal how her style of illustration evolved and how the characters changed from book to book. Jansson’s original texts are featured alongside the illustrations. Also listen to dramatized re-enactments of scenes from the books and read the info-panels to learn about the personal philosophies of the wise Moomin characters. The residents of Moominvalley are introduced in detail in the character gallery, but if you pay close attention, you can also find them hiding around the museum.

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 pride and 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 Moominmma’s jam cellar? Does the Moominhouse have a sauna? Come find out! You can also explore and move about in the virtual 3D Moominhouse. The original Moominhouse tableau is a pastiche of architectural styles. It is not an exact replica of the house portrayed in the books, but every detail is meticulously planned and executed. The house was built by Jansson, Pietilä and their friend, the physician Pentti Eistola.

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Museum contact details

Moomin Museum
Muumimuseo, Tampere-talo, Yliopistonkatu 55, 33100 Tampere

+358 (0)3 243 4111

Museum website

Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card

12/6€

Payment methods

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Opening hours

Mon Closed
Tue 09:00-17:00
Wed 09:00-17:00
Thu 09:00-19:00
Fri 09:00-19:00
Sat 10:00-17:00
Sun 10:00-17:00

Please see exceptional opening hours at moominmuseum.fi

Accessibility

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