Situated on top of the Arctic Circle, Arktikum serves as a museum, science center, and conference venue. Visit one of the museum's educational exhibits, including Northern Ways at the Provincial Museum of Lapland and Arctic in Change at the Arctic Centre. Walk through the glass-roofed foyer, view one of the temporary exhibits, or join in on a museum event. Most importantly, you'll learn about Arctic nature and ways of life in a beautiful setting. This cultural site is available to host meetings and also has a cafe and library. With our international travel planner, Rovaniemi attractions like Arktikum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
Very interesting museum about the Arctic, the nature and its people. Really loved the cinematic videos about Finland! more »
The museum should be a must place to visit when in Rovaniemi. The building itself is interesting. The quality of the permanent exhibitions varies: Arctic in change - exhibition was maybe a bit... more »
Incredibly neat museum! Tons of interesting information about culture, climate, geology, history, you name it! Exhibits were all fascinating and well put together. The staff is very friendly, and the gift shop was nice. The architecture is top-notch too. If you're in the area, this is a must-see
Ten minute walk from the Shopping Center. A very nice museum all about Polar Climate. Best to spend up to two hours for everything inside. Just outside, a park with a view of the Frozen River. Next door is the science museum You can buy a ticket good for 3 museums at much cheaper price.
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