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Arktikum, Rovaniemi

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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.
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  • You definitely need a few hours to properly explore everything here, but the real gem is the park and walking trail surrounding the Arktikum. Bring your camera because this a beautiful and photogenic ...  more »
  • You need 2-3 hours+ to explore the museum properly. We were a little short of time so we missed part of what there was to see but we enjoyed the two main exhibition areas very much.  more »
  • If you have joy of museum visits, it is in the Arktikum in the right place. The exhibitions about the life and the development is very good and fully made.
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  • Excellent museum. Well presented and very informative. The whole family was kept occupied for about 3 hours. Good selection in the gift shop too!
  • This is a really great place to learn about the very rich and interesting history of northern Fenno-Scandinavia, it's historical population, it's traditions, it's peoples etc. There's also a lot of fauna and flora in really vividly restored displays which makes the experience hard to forget. The view is beyond amazing and there's also a cafe and lots of high quality goods to purchase.
  • Loved the exhibitions. Tons of interesting material. From Finnish and Lapland's history to Nordic icebreakers. There is even an aurora room and cool hall, where you can watch short but beautiful movie from Lapland's landscape.
  • Lots of interesting exhibitions. Great view on the nature around the city, especially in case of Northern Lights. A bit overpriced.
  • The Arktikum is a beautiful building with a long glass tunnel that gives an almost panoramic view of the lake at Arktikum Park. There are exhibitions on Lappish history and local ecology, with very well done displays, decent translations to English, and two gorgeous video installations. The views alone are worth a visit!
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