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Arktikum

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Address: Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
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+358 16 3223260
Today
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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We had a good time with a lot of informations about the history, science about the arctic circle area, northern lights "aurora borealis" and history from lapland. On bad weather... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a good time with a lot of informations about the history, science about the arctic circle area, northern lights "aurora borealis" and history from lapland. On bad weather days a must!

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

An arctic museum with excellent quality exhibits. Children and adults will enjoy learning about the arctic circle and life in the region.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The exposition is not very big, but it covers everything about the area - nature, people, ethnography, some history. What impressed me very much was the very well thought out way of presenting it - explanations, diagrams, multimedia, interactive displays. Should be interesting for both adults and children.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of information and some very interesting topics but didn't feel added value of the exhibitions. Didn't see much interactive stuff for children and there were many burning their energy by running around. All in all, an OK museum, just not one of the great ones.

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Milano, Italia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't visit the museum, but i went on the river right in front of the museum and it's a perfect spot to see the Aurora if the night is clear!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Covers stuff about the north, lappland and Rovaniemi. Very decent museum. If you read every sign you can spend some 3-4 hours here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum was very good lots to see and learn I would recommend a visit as it was very educational.

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Stillwater, Ok
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a good museum, we learned a lot about Arctic living. Great exhibits, including a northern lights simulation! Kids enjoyed it. We ate at the cafe and enjoyed it, as well as picked up souvenirs at the gift shop. But the culture pass for access to 3 good museums!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was surprised to find out so much about finish history that I was unaware of. We spent nearly 3 hours walking round the exhibits. Was good for adults and I think children would enjoy it too. Plenty of parking and a nice cafe too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting artoc museum with variety of unique exhibits, inc great aurora show, good gift shop with many books and items not seen in most tourist stores. Cafe also great with best barista cofgee we had in Finland

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