Arktikum
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
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Open your eyes to the Arctic! Arktikum is a science centre and museum that lets you experience northern nature, culture, and history up close. Housing the University of Lapland’s Arctic Centre and the Regional Museum of Lapland, we stimulate thought, encourage debate, and provide a deeper understanding of the Arctic. See, explore and enjoy the Arctic stories shared through our experiential exhibitions and events! Arktikum Cafe serves daily lunch and great selection of northern delights. Arktikum Shop offers high-quality Lappish products and souvenirs.
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Miska L
2 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
Nice museum, but not so much to see Samish culture.
Tickest quite expencive to inside.

Still quite hapoy i go there.
Written 8 April 2023
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Lynn C
Manchester, United Kingdom10 contributions
Jan 2023
We did not allow enough time to see all the exhibits! There is lots of information about the local history which is very interesting.
Written 15 March 2023
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jamie5310
3 contributions
Mar 2023
Our guide Frank was very knowledgeable and experienced and we learnt a lot about the arctic circle and history.
Written 12 March 2023
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Tyler B
Tring, UK306 contributions
Feb 2023
We were staying in the Santa Claus Village but ventured into Rovaniemi to pick up our rented winter gear so decided to spend the morning in the city centre. The winter garden area outside the museum itself is well worth a visit with views over a frozen lake. The museum itself is good, if a little pricey.
Written 21 February 2023
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magicjewel
5 contributions
Feb 2023
Beautiful museum with lots of information about the history of the area. It's a little strangely arranged so it's hard to follow a full story of the history of the area, but it's still full of information nonetheless. Some of the scientific information int here was also great.
Written 20 February 2023
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bdelarue
Paris, France9 contributions
Feb 2023
Very well designed museum. Interesting exhibits, a lot to see and a lot to learn. Count 1h30 if you want to take everything in. We even had lunch at the cafe, which was great.
Written 4 February 2023
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Françoise S
7 contributions
Jan 2023
A lot of time is necessary to visit this museum, a great experience, much to read, very interesting really
Written 27 January 2023
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TheDuchessofSend
Guildford, UK20 contributions
Jan 2023
We only had a couple of hours to visit but really enjoyed it. Very interesting to learn about the history of the area and it’s inhabitants. The building itself is beautiful and of course it’s toasty warm. Missed the cafe as it was late but definitely recommend a visit
Written 21 January 2023
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JCDL5
New York City, NY124 contributions
Jan 2023
We loved this beautiful museum. Neat architecture, interesting and informative exhibits that are well done and fun for all ages!
Written 13 January 2023
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Darwin8 contributions
Dec 2022
This was a very interesting museum there are great displays on the nature and science of the Arctic really good activities for kids and adults alike.
Written 9 January 2023
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