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All of Finnish boxing. The Finnish Boxing Museum is a unique special museum covering the history of this sport. The aim of the museum is to collect and preserve equipment, medals, photographs, and other material related to boxing. The exhibition examines the development of boxing from ancient times to the present day. It also showcases the field of organisations and people who have made significant contributions to the development of the sport.

hanskatThe museum’s collection includes a selection of prominent publications, including magazines and books, related to boxing. The exhibition comprises a wide collection of medals, awards, and memorabilia from around the world. Also on display are many memorial pennants and badges related to international contacts. With the extensive collection of photographs, many museum visitors are sure to find familiar faces from days past. A central part of the museum is its exhibition on equipment, which displays the rapid development of equipment and clothing over the last few decades.

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Museum’s 10 Gems


Photos © Finnish Boxing Museum, 2010

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  • Ohje says:

    “Jätä kommentti” toimii kuin sähköinen vieraskirja. Voit kertoa kokemuksiasi museosta, kehua tai antaa kehittämisehdotuksia. Kommentin voit jättää joko omalla nimelläsi tai nimimerkillä. Lähetettäessä kommentti tulee sivulle kaikkien Museokompassin käyttäjien luettavaksi. Asiattomat viestit poistetaan. Niistä voi ilmoittaa sivuston ylläpitäjälle sivun oikean alakulman “Lähetä palautetta” -lomakkeella tai sähköpostilla: anu.salmela(at)tampere.fi

  • Lori Kari says:

    My father was a welterweight boxer in fFinland in and around World War Two. He was quite prominent in his class. Might you have information about him? His name was Erich Kari, formerly Erich Blumquist. He was from Estonia and defected from Russian army when they took over Estonia and moved to Finland and joined the Navy and somewhere in that time was a boxer. Any enlightenment would be helpful. We are also trying to find out if he was a Finish citizen. Thanks, Lori and Heidi Kari

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