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.
Tours To Arktikum
Rovaniemi Guided Tour and Santa Claus Village BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $117
Duration: 3 hours
Rovaniemi walking tour and guided Arktikum experience BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $257
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
We saw the Arctic display and the Lapland history display. I really enjoyed the Arctic display as it was interactive and fun for all ages. I would recommend going here to get a good overview of the... more »
Between 3 to 4 different areas to see, you learn a lot, everything is enjoyable. I really enjoyed the photography and the history of the Sami people. The museum is in an incredible position in... 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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