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Pilke Science Centre

Ounasjoentie 6, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
+358 20 5647820
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The whole family enjoyed it!

Interactive exhibition which tells you about Lapish forests. You can touch everything, learn some... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Prague, Czech Republic
Interesting place for kids

My kids loved Pilke. It has lots of fun things to do. Very educative for kids as well as for adults.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tanvi S
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Do you feel attracted by northern forests? If so, your place is Pilke in Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland near the Arctic Circle. The exhibition of the science center will take you for an exploration of current forest issues, while the Pilke Shop offers forest products to all senses.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Ounasjoentie 6, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
+358 20 5647820
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Interactive exhibition which tells you about Lapish forests. You can touch everything, learn some serious and funny things and enjoy being a kid again :)

Thank Irina94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids loved Pilke. It has lots of fun things to do. Very educative for kids as well as for adults.

Thank Tanvi S
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Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Pilke is an interactive museum about trees, wood...is a good museum for kids because they can learn while playing. And is good for families, to spend time together in a funny way. But if you are a solo traveler is not worth it the visit....More

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Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

This museum is located the the building next to the Arktikum. It is all about Forestry and the conservation of the forest. I find this museum interesting as it is learning through interactive activities. It is rather small, just one floor but we spent a...More

Thank World_o_choice
Reviewed December 23, 2016

It is a 3 in 1 ticket including Artikum, culture house and Pilke. It is small but okay for kids. Spent around 1.5 hours there.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

I liked it and I am 30 and dont have kids. I spent a great 1-2 hours playing with stuff and learning new things.

1  Thank Killlidel
Reviewed November 21, 2016

The cultivation and harvesting of wood. Much of the building is used for offices, the ground floor has the displays. Educational for children. The kids liked the tractor display.

Thank Krystyna T
Reviewed November 11, 2016

After the visit at the Arktikum, we decided to also visit this place which had been recommended at our hotel. The kids loved it as it is 100% interactive: basically they could touch/try everything. It is pretty much focused on local activities and environement topics....More

1  Thank Sylvie N
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Pilke offer good visiting place with kids, but also some interesting experiences for adults. Information and games about forests. Nice looking place in the huge wooden building

Thank fisupeksu
Reviewed June 18, 2016

Great architectural building. Inside, mostly for kids. Combi ticket with the Arktikum in the Culture Pass.

Thank Peter D
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