Published 09.02.2022

Instructions for a safe visit

Arktikum is open normally. We take special care of the sagety and hygiene. Please follow these instructions so that all the visitors can enjoy the visit safely.

Come to Arktikum only if you are feeling well and keep distance from other people
  • Please pay by credit card or a contactless method.

  • You can buy your ticket in advance online and show it at the info desk when you arrive.

  • Please keep your distance from other people. 

  • We have over 3000m2 of exhibition space, so there’s plenty of room to move around.

  • Wash your hands or use hand sanitiser.


Read more about health guidelines for travelers in Rovaniemi:

Rovaniemi City news about the Coronavirus:

Arktikum follows the instructions by the officials and Rovaniemi City.

Updated 25.4.2022



Arktikum is a science centre and museum that lets you experience northern nature, culture, and history up close.

COVID-19 info

Instructions for a safe visit


Discover Finnish Lapland, its fascinating nature, and the people and customs of those living north of the Arctic Circle.

Culture Pass

Culture Pass is your one ticket to three of Rovaniemi's premier cultural attractions.


Taste and feel the north in Arktikum Café. Savour the colourful northern harvest in our lunch buffet and soak in arctic design on your coffee break.

Lunch menu

Find out what northern goodness our seasonal buffet has to offer this week.


Delight yourself or your friends with high-quality Lappish handicrafts, design products, jewellery and books.

Meeting Services

Arktikum's stunning architecture and close proximity to northern nature raises any event held there above and beyond everyday life.

Polarium Hall | Glassed-roofed foyer
Aurora | Kieppi


Our catering service refreshes meetings, events and parties of all sizes in Arktikum.

Coffee servings | Cocktail menus
Buffet menus | Dinner menus

Arctic Garden

Arktikum Beach is an excellent place to view the northern lights blazing across the sky during the dark times of the year.

Published 12.09.2022

New temporary exhibition to the Arktikum Science Centre: Antarctica – Science in Extreme Conditions

The new temporary exhibition introduces research and daily life in the Finnish research station Aboa in Antarctica.

Published 09.02.2022

Instructions for a safe visit

Covid-19 info