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Address: Marknadsvagen 2, Jukkasjarvi 981 91, Sweden (Formerly Sami Open Air Museum)
Phone Number: +46 980 213 29
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Description: Visitor centre with reindeer and information about indigenous Sami...
Visitor centre with reindeer and information about indigenous Sami culture, outdoors, just on the old Sami market place that is origin for the village of Jukkasjarvi. Traditional Sami slow food lunch served in giant Sami tent and genuine Sami handicraft available for purchase. Located next to Jukkasjarvi church and in 900 m walking distance from ICEHOTEL. Summer open: Jun - Aug Winter open: Nov - April
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Great food, but lacking cultural experience.

Aside from the cafe and reindeer, there wasn't much to see or do here. There were no people actually inside the Sami Camp and no Sami anywhere to be found. I would highly... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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Maldives
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

First time we spotted reindeers!. My hubby was excited like a child and me too! the guide is very talented and well spoken!

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Aside from the cafe and reindeer, there wasn't much to see or do here. There were no people actually inside the Sami Camp and no Sami anywhere to be found. I would highly recommend the cafe where we ate Gurpi and Souvas (reindeer burger and sandwich). I would not recommend a visit inside the camp unless it is your only... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The open air museum is very interesting to visit, and is a must if you want to know more about the local culture, and how it used to be. It also has a few reindeer that you are allowed to stroke and feed (with special reindeer moss, brought from the shop). The café and shop are both very small, and... More 

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Here you can feed the reindeer if you buy some food from the shop. Here is also a museum for the Sami Camp. Good to see

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Leeds
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Try the rain deer sledging and the stew ! Local attraction and a must see while your in the area. A little hard to understand the Sami sing

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is a small place but it is well worth your time to stop and taste their reindeer dishes and then go out to feed there small on-site herd. I know that sounds wrong... but oh dear! The posted signs tell you a lot about the Sami culture and the reindeer. It was worth the time and entrance fee. Enjoy

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Kauai, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Sad looking reindeer, marginal Sami artifacts and historical pieces, not very impressive in any way. You can feed the reindeer some lichen for another $10. Save your $ and skip this one.

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Basel, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is small but a very educational view of the natives and the way they lived. We visited the museum after our reindeer sledding.

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Sutton Coldfield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Range of exhibits made for an interesting hour or so pottering around outside. Feeding Lichen to the Reindeer was definitely a highlight! They're immediately attracted to the food & oblivious to the antlers on their head, so you need to keep a watchful eye on them & have a wing man to lob the bag of food away from you... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The y have done a wonderful job to give a first hand experience with the Rainedear. It also provides souvenirs and exotic food in a Tepee.

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Address: Marknadsvagen 2, Jukkasjarvi 981 91, Sweden (Formerly Sami Open Air Museum)
Phone Number: +46 980 213 29
Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Norrbotten County  >  Jukkasjarvi
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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