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We went here 2 adults and 3 children for an afternoon. The kids loved olay8ng with the exhibits and enjoyed the scavenger hunt. It was a little wordy and relied on a lots of reading for our children ages 7,6 and 3 but there were...More
The Arktikum Museum is a relatively new attraction in Rovaniemi. It was opened in 1992. Despite the presence in the city of Alvar Aalto`s buildings Danish architect group Birch-Bonderup & Thorup-Waade designed the Museum, not the Finns. However, it is made in Aalto logic and...More
This is a great way to spend more than a couple of hours learning about Finnish culture and the Artic. Children loved the interactive displays.
To top it off, the cafe does a very nice and reasonable lunch too!
This is one of the best museums we have gone to. Well designed and so much great information here. It is also family with children friendly. Lots of things for children to do as well. Great gift shop. Friendly staff. Discount for seniors! Free parking.
This museum is worth seeing if you have an interest in learning more about the places you visit. It has some really interesting historical photos and displays of the region from the past 100 years or so. It also has a science centre that would...More
The museum is worth to stop by, the exhibition about the Sami people and the cold areas of the globe is really interesting, and the video of Lapland is so beautiful (especially if you didn't get the chance to see northern lights yourself). It didn't...More
The building is impressive and there are many interesting expositions. I would say this is a must-do attraction if you are spending some time in Rovaniemi, as it has the potential to teach you a lot about the history as well as about the current...More
I went there with my 2 kids (7-10).
It is very interesting we learned everything we needed to know about the construction of Finland. The part on the climate change is great and objective no propaganda, we all learn something.
Combine it with the pilke...More
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The northern lights are in January even to the south. It depends on the state of the magnetic field. And we need good weather without clouds. To increase the probability it is better to go further north. For example, in... More
The northern lights are in January even to the south. It depends on the state of the magnetic field. And we need good weather without clouds. To increase the probability it is better to go further north. For example, in Tromsø