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Address: Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi 96200 , Finland
Phone Number: 358163223260
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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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Interesting focus on Lapland.

A bit of everything for everybody. My favourite was the Provincial Museum of Lapland exhibition. An eye opener on WWII. Part of the Culture Pass.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2016
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Turku, Finland
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arktikum is definitely worth one visit, if you are interested in the Arctic, its lifestyle and its people. Very informative. I've visited it several times with friends/relatives visiting me, so it kind of gets old, but I guess most people only do that once. They also have some nice interactive items there.

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Thank sinappina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this museum whilst in Rovaniemi visiting family. There is so much to look at inside and to learn about the area and Finnish history, especially interesting if you have ancestors from there as I do! I especially enjoyed the area which explained about the country during the war as it's relevant to my family history. But honestly there... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful museum. We spent about 4 hours there and the time flew. Everything you want to know about the Arctic and Lapland.

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Thank Jane R
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed the Arktikum a great deal. It has plenty of good info as well as interactive exhibits that are great for kids including an Aurora Borealis viewing room where the pictures tell the stories of 2 myths about the Northern Lights.

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Vienna, Wien, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

there aren't many museums i would decide to go a 2nd time or over and over again (besides the Leopold in Vienna, LAMOA in L.A and Thyssen Bornemisza in Madrid maybe) but Arktikum is certainly worth a visit every time!! Learn about the nordics, lapland, indigenous people, science and business and people of the arctic, flora, fauna, Aurora Borealis and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

contains exhibitions about the nature around the area and about the culture and politics of Finland.

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Thank Tal D
Rovaniemi, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located about 10 mins walk from city centre and in a stylish building. Exhibitions are a bit old and it would be good if they were modernized. Best parts are Aurora borealis theatre and the short movie in a separate room. Especially I like the Provincial Museum. In addition I would recommend the nice restaurant for an easy lunch and... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is well worth a visit and as there aren't many other attractions in Rovaneimi we spent a very enjoyable and informative afternoon there.Also the shop has more authentic items for sale than to be found elsewhere so take a look .

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

This museum dedicate to Lapland should be a must see on the itinerary. Set aside half a day to cover all aspects in detail. We put aside 90 minutes and as a consequence did not get to see everything. The museum shop has great souvenirs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

A bit of everything for everybody. My favourite was the Provincial Museum of Lapland exhibition. An eye opener on WWII. Part of the Culture Pass.

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