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Address: Pohjoisranta 4 | University of Lapland, Rovaniemi 96200 , Finland
Phone Number: 358 (0)16 322 3260
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Description: Arktikum in Rovaniemi is a museum, science centre and conference venue...
Arktikum in Rovaniemi is a museum, science centre and conference venue right on the Arctic Circle.
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Excellent exhibition of Lapland and its history

Great exhibition of Lapland life, traditions and a the North Lights. Kids can play with demo tools explaining how the North lights appear and hoe Lapland people leave.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great exhibition of Lapland life, traditions and a the North Lights. Kids can play with demo tools explaining how the North lights appear and hoe Lapland people leave.

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Hong Kong, China
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We purchase the culture pass to go to Arktikum, Pilke, Korundi. The Arktikum has few themes, Northern Lights, the Sami culture also a little bit of science. A lot on information for you to spend time in but not too interactive.

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Kfar Saba, Israel
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Section explains the climate of this area. The museum's structure is very beautiful and impressive. Recommended for guidance in the museum.

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Comprehensive and comprehensible displays. A northern lights video that makes you feel as if you are there, but with a bit of the mystery of Lappland accompanying. Kindly staff, beautiful setting, elegant cultural pieces from indigenous cultures, clear and interactive scientific exhibits, and much more. I learned so much, thank you for this wonderful place to experience and learn about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

excellent combination of science and culture displays in a unique building. Learned a lot about Sami culture and environmental issues and history of arctic region.

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Brilliant place to visit. Full of Finnish and Sami history. Overlooks the lake and great views of snow covered forests.

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

If is bad weather or you dont no what to do on Rovaniemi you have to visit The Arcticum ans take time with you its really a lot to see

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I personally didn't really enjoy the place, but people who are interested history and culture would love this place.

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Kolding, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

If you want to see anything about Arctic life, ecology, environment, this is the place to go. It does not offer as much interest for small children, but as an adult or older children will get a lot from it. Reasonably priced, the double ticket entry to the timber museum is a must. You will use two days easily.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Liked installation, historical costumes, and an unusual combination of modern and past. There are audio guide service. More profitable to buy a ticket once in three museums!

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