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Pilke Science Centre

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Address: Ounasjoentie 6, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
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+358 20 5647820
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Tue - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
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Do you feel attracted by northern forests? If so, your place is Pilke in...

Do you feel attracted by northern forests? If so, your place is Pilke in Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland near the Arctic Circle. The exhibition of the science center will take you for an exploration of current forest issues, while the Pilke Shop offers forest products to all senses.

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Lot of doing in the exhibition for kids

Pilke offer good visiting place with kids, but also some interesting experiences for adults. Information and games about forests. Nice looking place in the huge wooden building

Reviewed 27 August 2016
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Leppajarvi, Finland
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Pilke is an interactive museum about trees, wood...is a good museum for kids because they can learn while playing. And is good for families, to spend time together in a funny way. But if you are a solo traveler is not worth it the visit. All the museums are interesting because you always learn something new, but I think there... More 

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This museum is located the the building next to the Arktikum. It is all about Forestry and the conservation of the forest. I find this museum interesting as it is learning through interactive activities. It is rather small, just one floor but we spent a good 2 hours in it going from station to station.

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

It is a 3 in 1 ticket including Artikum, culture house and Pilke. It is small but okay for kids. Spent around 1.5 hours there.

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I liked it and I am 30 and dont have kids. I spent a great 1-2 hours playing with stuff and learning new things.

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

The cultivation and harvesting of wood. Much of the building is used for offices, the ground floor has the displays. Educational for children. The kids liked the tractor display.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

After the visit at the Arktikum, we decided to also visit this place which had been recommended at our hotel. The kids loved it as it is 100% interactive: basically they could touch/try everything. It is pretty much focused on local activities and environement topics. We spent about 2.5h there and kids did not want to go away! Very nice... More 

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Leppajarvi, Finland
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Pilke offer good visiting place with kids, but also some interesting experiences for adults. Information and games about forests. Nice looking place in the huge wooden building

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Thank fisupeksu
Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Great architectural building. Inside, mostly for kids. Combi ticket with the Arktikum in the Culture Pass.

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Thank Peter D
Leiria, Portugal
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

An amazing and important message of sustainability. All kids ( especially adults ) should go. Congrats

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is place to exercise your environmental creativity and learn about the paper industry and other scientifical experiments. Kids can play freely even in the giant bulldozer standing in the middle of the salon.

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