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Korundi House of Culture

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Address: Lapinkavijantie 4, Rovaniemi 96100, Finland
Phone Number: +358 16 3222822
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Korundi House of Culture hosts exhibitions of Finnish modern art that...

Korundi House of Culture hosts exhibitions of Finnish modern art that astound and delight visitors, and the acoustically unique concert hall provides a wonderful venue for enjoying sweet strains of music and other events.

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Good local art!

This was a great way to spend a morning. The artwork is local and tells stories about the region. Not all of the art appealed to me but a lot of it was quite moving. Plus, there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great way to spend a morning. The artwork is local and tells stories about the region. Not all of the art appealed to me but a lot of it was quite moving. Plus, there is a "Culture Pass" to visit Korundi, Pilke and Arktikum for one lower fee that it made this visit all the more worthwhile.

Thank Mandifay
Rovaniemi, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A splendid experience. It all starts from the great architecture as the building is pretty stylish. If possible, have look inside the concert hall. The art exhibitions are of higher quality than you would expect in city as small as Rovaniemi. A very enjoyable visit & a nice little shop. It takes only 5 mins walk from the centre -... More 

Thank suomituristi2015
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Small museum but great as a rainy day activity. Really enjoyed the exhibit downstairs. The one upstairs gave me creeps... Especially the model of a little girl sitting on a chair with her long black hair in front of her face (The Ring anyone?) immediately when you enter the room - nearly gave me a heart attack! So yes, the... More 

Thank iavi
Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Really nice introduction to Lappish culture and history. Very interesting. We had a good guide who happened to be German. Nice displays on the animals. Examples of Sami costumes, and stories of how they live. Well worth a visit.

Thank Fleng2014
Sinsheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Part of the culture pass ( with Arkticum and Pilke) this is a relativley small art museum but has great exhibits. (focus on modern art). If you are interested in art don't miss this little gem

Thank Kirkesgaard
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

This small art museum was a real surprise for me. I'm not a huge art fan but often visit galleries when I'm on holiday and this is now one of my favourites. I found the collections really interesting even without any art knowledge. The fact that it's mostly Finnish art was a bonus. I would recommend a visit- the entry... More 

Thank Naomi L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Honestly I was rather sceptical about Korundi, I didn't expect a lot from local museum of modern art. And I'm rather sceptical about modern art as well=)) But surprisingly Korundi presents itself a good city art gallery. Some art works are weird, I'm not that specialist to understand all=) But there are also all kinds of spectacular and amazing things:... More 

Thank Kianira
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

I had the pleasure to visit korundi this week with my spouse. Concert hall is small but beautiful and acoustics are perfect. Art exhibitions are tasteful and represent scandinavian art at its finest. If you visit Rovaniemi and are a culture lover this place is a must!

Thank Arto M
Rovaniemi, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Culture house Korundi is really worth of visiting. Excellent conserts and exhipitions and the house itself is part of local history, Ask someone to tell the story of Korundi house. My recommentatons.

Thank TimTer
Rovaniemi, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I have been to Korundi concert hall two times listening to the Lappi Chamber Orchestra and once to the Oulu Big Band. The acoustics of the hall are famous, and not without a reason. The building itself is fascinating, an architectural jewel, turning an old building to something totally different.

Thank Maarit T

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