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Address: Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi 96200 , Finland
Phone Number: 358163223260
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Arktikum in Rovaniemi is a museum, Arctic science centre and conference...

Arktikum in Rovaniemi is a museum, Arctic science centre and conference venue right on the Arctic Circle.

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Very interesting museum

Allow plenty of time to view all the exhibits. We actually ran out of time but found the exhibits we did get to very interesting. There is a good section about the arctic in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Sylvia B
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Allow plenty of time to view all the exhibits. We actually ran out of time but found the exhibits we did get to very interesting. There is a good section about the arctic in general and the interaction between the different countries in the Arctic as well as some good sections on the history of Rovaniemi and the Lappish people.... More 

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Kifisia, Greece
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49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a nice way to spend a couple of hours and learn about the history of Rovaniemi and Lappish people.

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Rome, Italy
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67 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would strongly suggest to find half a day to visit this museum as the things you can learn here are very interesting and well proposed. Ideal also for children.

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Thank ultimo73
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the design of building in this area, simple and beautiful. This place takes the cake, it's simply a charm to wander around and appreciate the view both internally and externally. The exhibits are quite small scale and not Super elaborate but good enough to to spend a few hours exploring. One of the landmarks that should be visited if... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you aren't lucky enough to see the Northern Lights, the next best is to lie in a circle and look up at the simulation

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Ballarat, Australia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Arktikum or Arctic Museum was an interesting look into the history of Finland and surrounds. You can easily spend 2-3 hours wandering around looking and reading all there is to see. I particularly enjoyed the interactive displays and watching all the films.

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Thank 99Ollie
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great museum for those who want to learn a little bit more about the Sami and Arctic Culture. It's an interactive and interesting museum.

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Thank Barbara B
Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An enlightenighting and informative look at thr acrtic region and its history, together with the causes of the northern lights.

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Paris, France
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48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think we did not expect such a huge museum in such a small city. The exhibition is very rich and tells you all about the local history, culture, nature, minorities and climate change impact. Very instructive, do not miss it! The only thing is that they have great books in the library but you cannot buy them (apart from... More 

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is an informative museum about arctic areas and Sami culture. Worth visiting. This area is also one of the good places near town to enjoy northern light.

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