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Arktikum

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Address: Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
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+358 16 3223260
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Arktikum in Rovaniemi is a museum, Arctic science centre and conference...

Arktikum in Rovaniemi is a museum, Arctic science centre and conference venue right on the Arctic Circle.

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The arktikum present former and present life of the saomi people. The museom is beautiful, and cost 12€. Must see atrraction in rovaniemi!!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting and interactive information on Arctic Circle and the area. Excellent for adults and children!! Available within a walk from city centre.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Depends on expectations. It is a typical 1980 museum. It is indeed a science museum, but very much about the (local) Finish history, short term like 2nd world war and long term like ice age. Social geography, anthropology, that style. I do not think it is energizing for children, unless they like to read all kinds of text plates with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good museum for children and for adults. I liked to see Aurora being projected to the ceiling when I am laying on my back in special designed round room.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

No doubt that this is a very unique place. I don't think that there is a place like this somewhere else. To learn about the Geography,Geology the history of the people who live here for centuries Learning how people have made it throughout the history just exciting Thanks for build it and arrange it in such educative way

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Holon, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The arktikum present former and present life of the saomi people. The museom is beautiful, and cost 12€. Must see atrraction in rovaniemi!!!

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Thank Sharon Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice building, awesome architecture, good museum, crazy history, good food in cafeteria, friendly people.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Arktikum is worth your time. The best plaec to start is at a short movie (8 minutes long) presented at the end of the museum. Beutifule winter views with a very relaxing music. The permanent display is done very well. It allows you to gain a quick overview of Lapland’s history & nature.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Arktikum is one of the best information hubs on the arctic region. It not only exhibits fun facts about the culture, the region and the history but also enlightening scientific information about the climate, climate change, regional changes. The kids and we enjoyed the few hours we spent there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2017 marks 100 years of Finland's independence and this museum will tell you all you need to know. We had a guided tour and our guide was knowledgeable and most interesting. It is the perfect place to learn about Lappish life and the culture and history of Lapland and the Sami people. Leave enough time, we had an hour and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting museum about the Artic and the people living there. They also have an area dedicated to the Northern Lights, a small one, with a short movie about them (I did not enjoy the movie, they were not real Auroras). Is ok is you want to know more about the Artic region. The price for an adult is 15€... More 

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