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Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
+358 16 3223260
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Really excellent museum. Give yourself a few hours at least to enjoy everything on offer. Good gift... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andrew W
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Very nice museum

Artikum has a beautiful exhibition about the Samen, the original people living in Lapland, the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Frans B
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Arktikum in Rovaniemi is a museum, Arctic science centre and conference venue right on the Arctic Circle.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great museum” (19 reviews)
“arctic life” (19 reviews)
“sami culture” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
+358 16 3223260
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really excellent museum. Give yourself a few hours at least to enjoy everything on offer. Good gift shop as well!

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Artikum has a beautiful exhibition about the Samen, the original people living in Lapland, the north of Finland. There is so much on display that it is difficult to describe. It is an absolute must to visit when one visits Rovaniemi.

Thank Frans B
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a must, in our opinion, to visit this museum to better understand what Arctic is. It also gives you a lot of information about the way people live now and used to live before. The building itself is pretty amazing too. The part...More

Thank Irina94
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum offers a variety of interesting exhibits, from life and environment of the arctic, to local history, to an exhibit about sex (mating habits of animals and humans, done with care and humor, but definitely adult material). I loved the part where you can...More

Thank Mfred57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the museum in the evening an hour before it closes at 1800 hrs. Part of a tour's visit. Had a guide named Frank who was slotted for us. To say the least, he was a wonderful person. Though limited in his knowledge; he knew...More

Thank Pra2Adi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is in a perfect position on a point beside the river and very close to the centre of town. It also features a long glass skylight which is of interest in itself. The museum is obviously focused on education with displays in a...More

Thank Elseymelbourne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting museum about nature in arctic area. Plan for it some 2 hours. Also contemporary exhibition about Rovaniemi was nice.

Thank LiberecKabs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arktikum is a great and modern museum about local history and the whole Arctic region. Written texts are very long and informative. Perhaps there could be still more objects instead of texts. This is the best rainy day activity! They had wrong information about opening...More

Thank JariJK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arkyikum has a fascinating display about the arctic region with many interactive features. It also has an area dedicated to the history and culture of Lapland. A really interesting and worthwhile place to visit.

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really liked the place. Understood fantastically about Finland's history. Exhibitions were interesting and knowledgeable. "Open everyday from 10-18 except Monday. " Very well maintained museum , staff 'Ninni' was very cheerful. Gave our boys stuffed toy key chain . Thanks. Bus 8 from Santa village...More

Thank BhaswatiDas21
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December 25, 2016|
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Response from Jonnybugaloo | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There is lockers, bur small, for a small backpack, not for luggage.
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July 31, 2016|
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Response from suomituristi2015 | Reviewed this property |
According to their website it will be open daily excluding only Christmas Eve.
Michelle N
September 25, 2015|
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Response from Arktikum | Property representative |
Hi Michelle! We have lockers in Arktikum. Lockers can be found on the right-hand side of the corridor. You can use the lockers free of charge. Larger items can be left at the information desk.