Arktikum exhibitions lead guests on an adventure to Finnish Lapland and the Arctic region. The review of the history of Finnish Lapland spans from Rovaniemi to Upper Lapland and from prehistory to about the 1970s. The Arctic region is examined in light of the Arctic research of today and the future. The exhibitions provide a comprehensive section of the history and culture of Lapland as well as of Arctic knowledge.
The Regional Museum’s permanent exhibition Northern Ways leads guests into the history and culture of Finnish Lapland. The exhibition is a real experience that provides, for example, an introduction to the stories behind the houses of old Rovaniemi as well as to popular beliefs and superstitions about the brown bear and the Eurasian elk.
The Arctic Centre exhibition Arctic in Change introduces the peoples and animals of the Arctic as well as details the ongoing changes that are affecting the region. The exhibition showcases the Arctic Centre's research findings, which deal with issues like climate change and life today in the Arctic region.