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Arktikum - Arctic Centre and Regional Museum of Lapland

Address: Pohjoisranta 4 | University of Lapland, Rovaniemi 96100, Finland
Phone Number: 358-16 341 2758
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Ranked #3 of 20 Attractions in Rovaniemi
Type: Architectural Buildings, History Museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, History Museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I just submitted a review...I really liked the museum, the 5 year old we took also enjoyed. 10 min walk from the city center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

What is the difference with Arktikum?! Nice place! Can refer to my comment to 'Arktikum'. Besides - outside the museum, to the north, it's one best place for northern light viewing in the city (besides those in suburban)

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Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

A must visit ... from early Lap history and artifacts to the model of what was left of Rovaniemi when the German army pulled out to magnificent current Lap sculpture work. Its a fabulous place. What more can I say

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Very expensive for what it offers. Most of the interactive things within the museum weren't working. Very poor pictures, quality not good.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I spent 2.5 hours here and it was great! They have to keep it running, so the money was worth it. I would of give it 5 stars if they had a better weather climate exhibit where you could sample wind, rain, snow, cold, hot etc.. But it was still a nice place to chill, learn and understand Lapland and... More 

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Monza, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

Close to the town centre (10 minutes walk from McDonald's), the museum offers a detailed view of the life in North and South Lapland. The tour starts with the history and the development of the commonest mean of transport: the snowmobile. The first one was produced by Borbardier in Canada and then was spread and made more efficient for countries... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The museum is wonderful, you can see since ages how the explorations at Arctis were carried on and what's the life I videoed the film they show its keeps you spell bound

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Opened my eyes to the incredibly diverse and vibrant life north of the Arctic Circle. A must for an visitor to Rovaniemi

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It was a nice visit, we liked the "aurora" room especially. Both kids and adults enjoyed the many exhibits.

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Cornelio Procopio, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I was surprised to learn about the arctic cicle and its people, its history and its culture. To tell you the truth what I learned made me feel more simpathetic to everything !

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