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Do you feel attracted by northern forests? If so, your place is Pilke in Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland near the Arctic Circle. The exhibition of the science center will take you for an exploration of current forest issues, while the Pilke Shop offers...more
Are you interested about Finnish forests? Pilke Science Centre is the place to discover them. Place for families to spend good time in Rovaniemi. Children just love this place and so do the adults. My favorites are the real Ponsse cutting machine and "get lost...More
I suspect this was a thinly veiled attempt to promote logging. Which is probably a major industry in Finland. Even so, it is an interactive display for children. This was not mentioned on brochures we read. But as a teacher I was really keen to...More
This one is on the small side, and definitely aimed at children. There is a plethora of interactive exhibits to explore and try out.
Unfortunately, as with many child-oriented tourist places, parents made this one unbearable to stay at, as many just let their young...More
There is so much here for children to enjoy. It is a real hands on experience for them. The adults are not forgotten either. There is a great deal of detailed information on the 'tablets'. Our young teenage grandchildren spent a very happy two hours...More
The Pilke is literally next door to the Arktikum and you can get a combined culture pass covering both and also the Korundi cultural museum - well worth having. The centre is not huge but very engaging and entertaining, as well as being informative, with...More
Usually I consider museum-type attractions boring, but this was a remarkable exception. The whole building from outside to little details inside is faithful to the science center's forest theme and everything is modernly and neatly beautifully made. That alone is an experience to have. The...More