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.
Situated on outskirts of town. Good place to start your visit. We parked there and looked round before walking to town to find our apartment. In summer the glass roof makes it very hot. Lots of inform... more »
Tijdens bezoek aan Rovaniemi het Artikum bezocht. Veel van het vroegere leven, zoals zich dat in noord Scandinavië afspeelde is hier te bekijken. Onze Nederlandse gids Frank, die in Rovaniemi woont, w... more »Visited the Artikum during your visit to Rovaniemi. Much of the earlier life, as it played in northern Scandinavia, is to be viewed here. Our Dutch guide Frank, who lives in Rovaniemi, knew a lot about both the Sami (rags) culture and their life around the Arctic Circle as well as the changes on the North Pole. The building is also special.
It's a well recommended museum, not much to see to me, but still. The garden/park you can see all around it is straight gorgeous though, I would visit it again 100/100!
Incredibly neat museum! Tons of interesting information about culture, climate, geology, history, you name it! Exhibits were all fascinating and well put together. Staff is very friendly and the gift shop was nice. The architecture is absolutely top-notch too. If you're in the area, this is a must-see
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