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Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
+358 16 3223260
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Nice introduction to Lapland

A big museum with expositions about Lapland. From the definition of the arctic area through the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tabor, Czech Republic
Nice place to visit and get to know the artic

its a compulsory visit in town, were you can get to know more about the lifestyle of artic people... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Arktikum in Rovaniemi is a museum, Arctic science centre and conference venue right on the Arctic Circle.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great museum” (19 reviews)
“arctic life” (19 reviews)
“sami culture” (22 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
+358 16 3223260
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A big museum with expositions about Lapland. From the definition of the arctic area through the nature to the culture in Lapland you can enjoy lots of information together with interactive exhibits. You should reserve over 2 hours for the visit.

Thank trip-fales
Reviewed 1 week ago

its a compulsory visit in town, were you can get to know more about the lifestyle of artic people and enjoy the fantastic view of the river.

Thank Orlando R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is located in a narrow long building. Several doors open in different exhibitions. Unfortunately is the orientation very difficult, we were not even sure if we had seen all exhibitions. The exhibition lacked on guidance. We had the impression to jump from history...More

Thank brucewife
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arktikum is the best place in Rovaniemi to know about the city, Lapland and the Sámi people. There is half of the exposition in the Arctic areas by the University of Lapland. Highly recommended together with Korundi and Pilke.

Thank Esa P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great experience to stop there at the polar circle. A modern state-of-the Art Museum that Shows History and specifics of the area and Lapland

Thank 104marcele
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum covers the history of the Lapland culture and the Sami people and it also looks at the issues facing the 5 nations who share the Arctic circle region. It was very interesting with well set up displays; lots of educational facts & information....More

Thank Despina F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum covers the last 100 years since Finlands independence, the Sami culture and environmental issues of our day. All of the displays are easy to access and encourage interaction. It is well organized and worth 2-3 hours.

Thank gpotvin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum itself is ok but the tickets are a bit expensive. It costs much higher than many other museums i have visited. You could lie down to see the northern light. I just think the screen could be bigger to improve the effect. The...More

Thank cpcog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place offers lot of information about Finnlands history, numerous facettes of the Arctis,like nature, history geologocal aspects, ecological problems, economical importance (including all backdraws), beauty of colors, phenomena like midnight sun, arctic lioghts and so on. Allow three hours at least, you will not...More

Thank PavelHa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with kids (10, 8, 5) and had a really informative good time. Lots to see, not too much to read. Kids had a nice time doing a small quiz and an especially good time pretending to be lemmings in a tunnel under some...More

Thank Alex P
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December 25, 2016|
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Response from Jonnybugaloo | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There is lockers, bur small, for a small backpack, not for luggage.
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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.
Michelle N
September 25, 2015|
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Response from Arktikum | Property representative |
Hi Michelle! We have lockers in Arktikum. Lockers can be found on the right-hand side of the corridor. You can use the lockers free of charge. Larger items can be left at the information desk.