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Arktikum

Address: Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi 96200 , Finland
Phone Number: 358 (0)16 322 3260
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Ranked #1 of 20 Attractions in Rovaniemi
Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Arktikum in Rovaniemi is a museum, science centre and conference venue right on the Arctic Circle.
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Arktikum in Rovaniemi is a museum, science centre and conference venue right on the Arctic Circle.

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Helsinki, FInland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This place is a big museum that offers loads of information about the history and ecology of the Arctic region, plus the people living there. It is a great visit for people of any age, and you can easily spend hours there looking at the different exhibitions. The museum cafe is great for lunch, and the shop has some beautiful... More 

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Orleans, France
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This artic museum was interesting, with many things to see and especially read (after 2 hours of reading we just went quickly through the last exhibition...). So if you have time to do it I suggest you do, but it is not a must see for me. I loved the big polar bear though !

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Turku, Finland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
34 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This place has everything you need to know about the arctic including culture, environment, animals, politics, resources and more. My favorite part was the Northern Lights projector room, where you get to lay back and watch the auroras at a comfortable temperature and you are guaranteed to see them!

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Paris, Île-de-France, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

lot's of things for chieldren and not the best ones looks like an old museum with no really thing worth it

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Madrid, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

not very much to do there. no very interesting. the exhibitions were old and dusty. they should work it out a bit.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

A very nice Museum not only for adults as they have quite good interactive information specially for children too. With interresting information about living in Lapland or polar countries at all, as well as about nature there and the problems of polution. A special room showing Northern Lights. And there are also exhibitions of art. I guess those change from... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Visited during the xmas week. Reached the museum an hour before closong and the reception was really kind to only charge us 5€ instead of the usual 12€ entrance fees. Museum is only 2 storey high. There are many interesting facts and information on the Arctic region and conversation efforts. I'm really surprised that there were enough Ice formed in... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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101 reviews 101 reviews
13 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Arktikum is a very nice place where to get information about Lapland, its history and its environment. You can learn about the different animals living there, about the ice and the nature, the northern lights. There is also a nice section about the Sami and the indigenous people of Scandinavia. It is worth a visit.

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Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Once you are in Rovaniemi it's a must see. It is very interesting for all ages, you will learn a lot about the history and nature of Lapland.

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Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It is quite a nice place for one to understand the life of people beyond the Arctic. A lot to know about how we as humans are responsible for the environmental degradation. Interesting set-ups for kids to learn and enjoy.

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