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Tiny yet informative museum

This is a very tiny museum showing the only pre WW_II houses in the village together with a lot of... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
Arctic_Lyon
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Tromso, Norway
Nice museum about Sami people

Displays in the museum include the traditional clothing, many tools and devices used by the early... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
mjrg59
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Dec 24, 2017
“Tiny yet informative museum”
Jul 5, 2018
“Room for improvement”
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Guovdageainnu gilišillju / Kautokeino bygdetun - lies by the riverbank in centre of the community of Guovdageaidnu/Kautokeino. The land here has been cultivated since the beginning of the 1700s. In a reconstructed milieu from approx. 100 years ago...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Boaronjarga 23 | Guovdageaidnu / Kautokeino, 9520, Norway
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+47 406 13 183
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Visited this museum yesterday and was left quite disappointed. The staff was friendly and helpful but the museum itself could use a brush-up. The main building has an interesting exhibition of Sami artifacts and most of them are described in a handout that you get...More

Thank Jan N
Reviewed 24 December 2017

This is a very tiny museum showing the only pre WW_II houses in the village together with a lot of other local Sámi artifacts. If you're into the local culture, go there.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Displays in the museum include the traditional clothing, many tools and devices used by the early Sami as well as sleighs. Outside are various buildings that characterize the life and times of the Sami. The host, a Sami, started us on the tour and showed...More

Thank mjrg59
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We drove through Kautokeino on our way from Alta to Luleå. There was a sign "museum" so we decided to stop. What a great stop it was! Theres old Sámi buildings on a yard and museum is full of Sámi heritage. Our guide Inge-Maret told...More

Thank JaanaDay
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