Welcome to Museum Milavida!

Museum Milavida is a new and unique museum in Tampere. Its main exhibition sheds light on the life of the Nottbecks, a truly cosmopolitan family who lived in Tampere. The museum also houses a fashion or design exhibition that changes twice a year. Right now the exhibition is Ambiente – Printed Fabrics by Timo Sarpaneva. The exhibition will be open to visitors until 2 February 2020.

One ticket grants access to both exhibitions.

A relaxing visit to the museum café

The museum café, Cafe Milavida, serves visitors tasty salads and both sweet and savoury pies and pastries. Here you will also find gifts and souvenirs to remember your museum visit by!

Driving directions


Museum Milavida is located on the cliff Näsinkallio, at the northern end of Hämeenpuisto. Näsinkallio is a park with no access by car. The nearest car parks are P-Plevna, P-Anttila, and P‑Frenckell. You can also take a bus: TKL bus no. 3 stops nearby (the stop is ‘Näsinkallio’).

Parking for the disabled

Museum Milavida has one parking space for disabled visitors. It’s to the left of the main entrance, by the building’s side facing the lake Näsijärvi. How to get there: Turn from Paasikiventie onto Näsijärvenkatu at the Mustalahti junction towards the city centre. From Näsijärvenkatu, take a left onto Kuninkaankatu. Drive up the slope along Milavidanrinne to the museum.

Car parks

The car park P-Plevna is at the heart of the Finlayson area. The same building houses the Finnkino cinema Plevna and the Plevna brewery pub and restaurant. In the building opposite, you can find the commercial centre Siperia and Finnish Labour Museum Werstas. Museum Milavida and Tallipiha with its boutiques and events are within walking distance. Entrance through Polttimonkatu 5.

P-Frenckell is on the north side of Keskustori (the central square). Nearby you will find the theatre Tampereen teatteri and city offices. There’s a heated Media Tunnel from the warm parking facility to the restaurants in the Finlayson area, as well as the cinema. Entrance is via Frenckellinaukio, Aleksis Kiven katu 14.

The P-Anttila car park is near the busy shopping streets of Tampere. In connection with P-Anttila, you can find, for example, the Anttila department store. Entrance through Näsilinnankatu 13.