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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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Place for History and Cultural Lover

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

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 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

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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Prague
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

I don't get it. Locals tend to say that it is something incredible. I have visited tens of museums in the world which amazed me much more than this one. And two of them were in Azerbaijan which says quite a lot!

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Alfei Menshe
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very interesting friendly museum. one can learn a lot from the visit' about the life of sami people, about the nature in Lapland, about the orrora boralis and much more

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

If you have a few hours to spare, this is a good museum to visit. There is abit of everything, history, science, geography, Arctic related stuff which my kids enjoyed especially the slide show on the different arctic seasons and aurora display. Family ticket was great value for money.

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Chisinau
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I liked this musium - science, some local history and much on the arctic circle and the life, wildlife, geography & astronomy. Modern and great experience

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My visit made me appreciate the arctic environment better and how the indigenous people integrate with it. It showed me what special skills are required to live and even thrive and developing a culture in such a harsh climate.

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Rosh Pina, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Excellent trip. All thermal clothing supplied. You drive your own vehicle. The Ice Hotel and guide were outstanding.

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Haute-Nendaz, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The whole Arktikum has different rooms to visit. You will learn about the history of Sami people but also from various scientific research such as northern lights. There are also various room that are well made for families, thus offering the opportunity to everybody to learn about Lapland!

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