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Arktikum - Arctic Centre and Regional Museum of Lapland

Pohjoisranta 4 | University of Lapland, Rovaniemi 96100, Finland
358-16 341 2758
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Ranked #4 of 19 Attractions in Rovaniemi
Type: Architectural Buildings, History Museums, Museums
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Type: Architectural Buildings, History Museums, Museums
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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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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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
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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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Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Lappish way of life and traditions via exhibitions and photos and by yourself. Go there and feel difference of building and area. See what it mean to be.Lappish. House itself is worth of visit and exhibitions will give the rest. Absolutely place to visit.

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Wexford, Ireland
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I thought this was a very interesting museum. It's very interactive and the displays are all very interesting. A must-do for anyone in the area!

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Wollongong, Australia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This centre has a collection of the history of the are including great displays to give you a sense of life in the area , particularly around war time. Well worth a avisit

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