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Arktikum

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Address: Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
Phone Number:
+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 1 week ago
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Luxembourg
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In general, the left side of the museum, as you enter, was disappointing with worn, often dysfunctional, and old school museum displays. All in all, It was disappointing. Fortunately, we persisted and explored the right side as well. It was a different environment which was much more engaging, interactive, and attractive. We spent quite a bit of time there, listening... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can spend there at least 2-3 hours easily, wandering round the exhibition area, watching interesting films about the life in the Arctic circle, trying some of the interactive museum activities. Interesting for young and old, families or couples, really recommend to have a trip there in the city centre of Rovaniemi. You won't be disappointed after being there in... More 

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Finland
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35 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The gorgeous architecture is one reason in itself to visit Arktikum, but there is much more to it than that. If you really want to learn about the arctic indigenous people's life, you will love this place. It's more than just a museum, it's a place where you can immerse yourself in the cultures of the indigenous peoples living within... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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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