We caught the bus from Kiruna instead of prebooking a tour which was excellent value and you can pay by credit card on the bus. We didn't realise that the entry fee to look around was about £33 each!! I couldn't see that on the website. But as we were there now we paid and went to look around.
The art rooms are amazing to look at and we spent some time in each taking photos. The other rooms were a bit samey after a while. There is a great viewing platform out across the wilderness which must have been great to see the aurora from. The church was a little disappointing after the art rooms and there is a small gallery type room showing how it's made which was a bit pointless. We didn't drink in the ice bar as the prices seemed extortionate after the entry price but went to the bar next to reception for a warming drink and lunch. We ordered smoked reindeer ciabatta (which was cold and mixed with lots of mayonaise unfortunately) but I did have a lovely cocktail made with hot apple juice and cognac. We couldn't see the ice restaurant on the map (where we originally wanted to have lunch). We felt we had seen it all in 1.5 hours, we were quite cold (it was -30) and I had slipped over on the path on my way in (something I saw a few people do) so we headed back to Kiruna on the bus. Very expensive but worth seeing. Probably different if you stay the night.
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