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Fun, interactive museum

We only ended up here because of the Helsinki card and a spare few hours on our last day and it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steviefull
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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Interesting with hands-on exhibits

You can reach the museum by catching bus number 21 to the Cable Factory. From the bus stop, cross... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
HolidayForUs
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Would you like to act, direct or create costumes? In Theatre Museum you can play the lead if you want! At numerous points throughout the exhibition you can try things yourself, see how things work, experience the thrill and joy of performing. On...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Tallberginkatu 1 G, Helsinki 00180, Finland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only ended up here because of the Helsinki card and a spare few hours on our last day and it was a pleasant surprise with a decent amount of exhibits and silliness if you are that way inclined. A little tricky to find and...More

Thank Steviefull
Reviewed 4 September 2018

You can reach the museum by catching bus number 21 to the Cable Factory. From the bus stop, cross the road and head towards the black, metal sculpture and walk past this. It is the red building on the right (we had a bit of...More

Thank HolidayForUs
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This museum transports visitors into the theatre and backstage to experience what theatre is all about. On display are many theater costumes, many to try on. The funniest thing was to be a meteorologist for TV broadcasting.

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 5 March 2018

It was actually my teenager sister who spotted this site doing her homework before our journey, but I should admit the playground is good for adults as well! There are no boring historical details, but lots of WOW dresses - and you can try on...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

A great small museum for those who love theater and performing arts. History of theater in Finland and special exhibitions. The museum is in Kaapelitehdas (old cable factory) that hosts lots of art and culture, as well as three museums and a nice restaurant. PRO...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting museum with plenty of interaction (costumes, acting, lighting, puppetry etc.) for visitors. Most of the numbers work well with kids.

Thank Kari J
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Went as a couple, but hoped we had children with us, for they would have loved it! A possibility to try on theater clothes, act on stage and have a sneak peak into life at the backstage. Would be great for families or groups of...More

Thank Kira J
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