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Tampere. Lenin Museum (Finnish: Lenin-museo)

Tampere Lenin Museum (Finnish: Lenin-museo) is a museum devoted to Vladimir Lenin in Tampere, Finland. It was established in 1946 by Finland–Soviet Union Society and today it is run by Finland–Russia Society. Tampere Lenin Museum was the first Lenin devoted museum outside Soviet Union.

The museum is located in the 1900 built Workers' Hall of Tampere. The building was a place for 1905 and 1906 underground meetings of Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. At the 1906 meeting Lenin met Josef Stalin in person for the first time. The museum has a permanent exhibition with material related to Lenin's life and the history of the Soviet Union. It also organizes varying exhibitions on different themes.

Tampere Lenin Museum was awarded in 1986 with the Order of Friendship of Peoples by the council of Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union. Since the collapse of Soviet Union the museum has been showing more critical view to Lenin's work and Soviet Union

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