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Address: Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi 96200 , Finland
Phone Number: 358163223260
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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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Interesting content and building

Love the design of building in this area, simple and beautiful. This place takes the cake, it's simply a charm to wander around and appreciate the view both internally and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the design of building in this area, simple and beautiful. This place takes the cake, it's simply a charm to wander around and appreciate the view both internally and externally. The exhibits are quite small scale and not Super elaborate but good enough to to spend a few hours exploring. One of the landmarks that should be visited if... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you aren't lucky enough to see the Northern Lights, the next best is to lie in a circle and look up at the simulation

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Thank DebbySherwood
Ballarat, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Arktikum or Arctic Museum was an interesting look into the history of Finland and surrounds. You can easily spend 2-3 hours wandering around looking and reading all there is to see. I particularly enjoyed the interactive displays and watching all the films.

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Thank 99Ollie
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a great museum for those who want to learn a little bit more about the Sami and Arctic Culture. It's an interactive and interesting museum.

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Thank Barbara B
Newport, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An enlightenighting and informative look at thr acrtic region and its history, together with the causes of the northern lights.

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Thank JakeB1966
Paris, France
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48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think we did not expect such a huge museum in such a small city. The exhibition is very rich and tells you all about the local history, culture, nature, minorities and climate change impact. Very instructive, do not miss it! The only thing is that they have great books in the library but you cannot buy them (apart from... More 

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Thank JoannaKrakow
Rovaniemi, Finland
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is an informative museum about arctic areas and Sami culture. Worth visiting. This area is also one of the good places near town to enjoy northern light.

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Thank Nidho
Perth, Australia
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76 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very informative and well-laid out museum. It is more like and exhibition hall than a traditional museum building and it works very well. The Arctic history across the ages was well-presented and very informative. The exhibition on the Germans and WWII was an eye-opener and a credit to the museum. A lovely little coffee shop and souvenir collection was... More 

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Hampshire, England
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Allow a good couple of hours or more to visit this museum. Lots of exhibits and stuff to read. Some exhibits are more geared towards school trips but done in a way that adults can enjoy it too. We enjoyed our visit.

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Barcelona, Spain
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53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very interesting and entertaining museum about the Arctic culture and nature. It is a must in the city of Rovaniemi. Don't miss it!!

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