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Ajtte Museum

Kyrkogatan 3 | Jokkmokk, Jokkmokk 962 23, Sweden
+46 971 170 70
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A very interesting museum, well put together displays, it gives a good insight into the Sami way of life.

An excellent restaurant, I ate here three times, the staff speak good English are very friendly. A... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ian s
Excellent journey through the Sami world - 2 1/2 hours went by in a flash!

I do love museums - but the way this one is designed leads anyone from adult to child through the... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Leigh E
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London, United Kingdom
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“gift shop” (4 reviews)
“sami culture” (8 reviews)
“cold room” (2 reviews)
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Kyrkogatan 3 | Jokkmokk, Jokkmokk 962 23, Sweden
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+46 971 170 70
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An excellent restaurant, I ate here three times, the staff speak good English are very friendly. A lot of locals eat here which is always a good sign.

Thank ian s
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I do love museums - but the way this one is designed leads anyone from adult to child through the world of Sami people - wonderful examples of teasing the senses from touch to the ice cold rooms to the markets and the 'lived experiences...More

Thank Leigh E
Polcirkel, Receptionschef at Ajtte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your nice review!

Reviewed 1 May 2017

This museum is really interesting and goes into detail on the Sami culture and their history; we spent 4 hours there and would have been there longer if had not been closing. Interesting Google interactive platform, which allows you to fly to different parts of...More

Thank Graham T
Polcirkel, Receptionschef at Ajtte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

We are so glad to read your review! 4 hours, that´s amazing.

Reviewed 26 April 2017

If one is interested to know about the Sami people and their cultures, then this is the place to visit. Located in the heartland of Sami population. See the attached photographs to get a glimpse and you can visit when ever it is possible to...More

Thank adityaparida
Polcirkel, Receptionschef at Ajtte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you very much for your review!

Reviewed 29 March 2017

The museum is compact but has an excellent and comprehensive display that gives a good sense of the history and geography of the region. For us, it was particularly interesting to see the works of a Canadian artist on display and to also see the...More

Thank Katchapuri
Polcirkel, Receptionschef at Ajtte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Very intersting information about Sapmi and the Sami people. Antropology, nature, history, culture,... A lot of materia and very pedagovical. A must in Jåhkåhmåkke.

Thank G M
Polcirkel, Receptionschef at Ajtte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you very much for your nice review!

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

If you're in Jokkmokk this is a must. The museum cover both the history and present sami culture. However the in-depth is missing and a lot is about the tales of the north from the sami perspective.

Thank Gunilla K
Reviewed 13 February 2017

If you feel like an indoor activity in Jokkmokk, to take the time to visit the museum. It's very well organized in the way and present information about the Sami aborigines, who were the first inhabitants of that area. It's a family museum, with even...More

Thank DZEBORAH
Polcirkel, Receptionschef at Ajtte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thanks a lot for your nice review! /Elina

Reviewed 8 February 2017

This museum explains the history and culture of the Sami in well made exhibitions. You can also have a English audio guide which is quite handy. In my opinion, there could have been more spots were you could use the audio guide. In the section...More

Thank Martina1888
Polcirkel, Receptionschef at Ajtte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thank you for the review! We are planning to write more information in English.

Reviewed 30 December 2016

This thoughtfully presented museum informs visitors about the life, history and culture of the Sámi nation, Europe's only officially recognised indigenous minority. Our visit to this stunning museum certainly helped to put into context all we had learned about the Sámi on our passage along...More

Thank KernowPixie
Polcirkel, Receptionschef at Ajtte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2017

Thank you very much for your review!

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