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Arktikum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great visit here

We went here 2 adults and 3 children for an afternoon. The kids loved olay8ng with the exhibits and... read more

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FlowersUae
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Good museum for all Ages

Good museum for family and children. All history of Rovaniemi in a very digestible and easy for... read more

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Jaimedubai
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Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
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Arktikum in Rovaniemi is a museum, Arctic science centre and conference venue right on the Arctic Circle.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
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+358 16 3223260
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Reviewed today

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed today via mobile

Wow! If you like Northern life and history, this is the place for you for sure! Lots of data and picture with interactive experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed today via mobile

Good museum for family and children. All history of Rovaniemi in a very digestible and easy for children (4&7).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jaimedubai
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dparody
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chris D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cyrealkiller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MatejPapo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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ankita688
December 19, 2017|
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Response from Igor_G278 | Reviewed this property |
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
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December 25, 2016|
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Response from Igor_G278 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! There are open shelves for large bags and suitcases. It seems that everything is well preserved
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July 31, 2016|
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Response from suomituristi2015 | Reviewed this property |
According to their website it will be open daily excluding only Christmas Eve.
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