Pilke Science Centre, Rovaniemi

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At Pilke Science Centre, learn about sustainable use of the northern forests and see various objects made of wood, including the building itself. Touring this site will give you insight into the biology and ecology of cold zones. You'll also have a chance to read and hear about the economic value of trees, as well as the health benefits coming from forests. In addition, explore the connection that certain societies and cultures share with nature. Adults can take short guided tours of the site; children will like the interactive exhibits. Plan to see Pilke Science Centre and other attractions that appeal to you using our Rovaniemi tour itinerary app.
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  • We loved this museum. Yes, it’s small but not lacking things to do. We spent over 2 hours there and had to drag the kids away (ages 5 and 7) because they could have easily filled another hour. I...  more »
  • The wooden Pilke House is a combined office building of Metsähallitus and science center. It is located on the banks of the river Ounasjoki next to the Arktikum museum. So it is easy to combine the....  more »
  • Teaches you well about wood, its growth and forests with fun games and tests. Nice and helpful staff. Good place for family or school trips. There's a big hall down where everything is. Many stairs but I think there's wheelchair access to it too, not sure. Oh and scouts get in free if wearing the scout scarf!
  • Very interesting place, and student tickets were only 5 euros a piece! All kinds of interesting stuff about forests and how we are making our future greener.
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