Published 01.09.2021

Instructions for a safe visit

We take a special care of hygiene and cleaning. Please follow these instructions so that all the visitors can enjoy the visit safely.

Keep your distance from other people
  • Please pay by credit card or a contactless method.

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

  • Please keep your distance from other people.

Come to Arktikum only if you are feeling well and keep your hands clean
  • If you are ill, please stay at home until you are well again.

  • Please make sure your hands are clean when you come to Arktikum.

  • Wash your hands or use hand sanitiser.

  • Cough and sneeze into your elbow.

  • Do not touch surfaces unnecessarily.

We recommend you to use a face mask in Arktikum
  • Please bring your own mask with you.


We collect contact information
  • We collect contact information for the faster tracking of potential Corona exposures. The provision of information is voluntary and the data is retained for 14 days, after which it is destroyed.


Arktikum follows the instructions by the officials and Rovaniemi City.

Rovaniemi City news about the Coronavirus:



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


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


Take part in our wide variety of organized festivals, seminars, gatherings, and meetings.


Enjoy lunch, specialty coffees and beverages from our fully-licensed cafe, as well as a selection of savoury and sweet delicacies.


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

Arctic Garden

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