The story of the Lenin Museum began in 1944 when Finnish politics took a U-turn after the ratification of the Moscow Armistice. The Finland-Soviet Union Society began its activities and its branch in Tampere took the initiative to set up the Lenin Museum.
Collections and donations
The collections of the Lenin Museum are part of the collections of the Finnish Labour Museum Werstas. Under the division of preservation among Finnish museums, the Lenin Museum is responsible for Finnish-Soviet relations, Soviet tourism and V.I. Lenin’s influence in Finland.
Press releases and press photos of the Lenin-museum can be found on this page.