Regional Museum of Lapland

The Regional Museum of Lapland

 

The Regional Museum of Lapland is a museum with regional responsibility whose area of responsibility is the Province of Lapland, excluding the Tornio River Valley, the Kemi region and the Sámi homeland in cultural environment tasks. 
The basic task of the museum is to collect, store and research the cultural-historical and scientific material of its area of responsibility. The museum's collections of objects, photographs, archives and natural science material are available to researchers and other interested parties. Staff are happy to answer a wide range of questions related to the area’s history, architectural heritage, culture, archaeology and natural sciences.

 

Staff

Museum management

Museum Director Hanna Kyläniemi
hanna.kylaniemi@rovaniemi.fi
Tel. 016
 322 2853 or 040 728 3362

  • Supervisory responsibilities, contracts
  • Museum development and cooperation networks
  • The tasks of the regional responsibility museum

 

Archaeology

Archaeologist Jari-Matti Kuusela
jari-matti.kuusela@rovaniemi.fi
Tel. 016
 322 2854 or 040 573 1951

  • Surface finds and structures found in the terrain
  • Enquiries related to archaeology
  • Government activities / Antiquities Act

Architectural heritage

Museum Assistant Jani Hiltunen
jani.hiltunen@rovaniemi.fi
Tel. 016
 322 2779 or 040 570 6779

  • Issues related to the built cultural heritage and the environment; old buildings, courtyards, etc.
  • Enquiries concerning, for example, building renovations and grants
  • Government activities / Land Use and Building Act

Advising local museums

Museum Assistant Heidi Pelkonen
heidi.pelkonen@rovaniemi.fi
Tel. 016 322 2791 or 050
 315 1481
 
  • Development tasks for regional museums
  • Enquiries concerning the management and grants of local museums

Collection of objects

Museum Assistant Janni Tasanko
janni.tasanko@rovaniemi.fi
Tel. 016 322 2440 or 040 718 2461
 
  • Historical objects 
  • Donations, enquiries, for example, concerning the preservation of old objects

Archive material and reference library 

Museum Assistant Heidi Pelkonen
heidi.pelkonen@rovaniemi.fi
Tel. 016 322 2791 or 050 315 1481
 
  • Various documents, letters, diaries, etc.
  • Museum reference library customer service
  • Donations, enquiries concerning archiving, for example

Image archive

Image Archivist Anni Arvio
anni.arvio@rovaniemi.fi
Tel. 016 322 3095 or 040 828 9699

  • Old photos and audiovisual material (e.g. videotapes)
  • Photo orders, donations, enquiries, for example, concerning researching and preserving old photos

Photography

Photographer Karoliina Paatos
karoliina.paatos@rovaniemi.fi
Tel. 322 2858 or 050 315 1482

  • Photograph orders
  • Publications, documentation, enquiries concerning image processing, for example 

Natural history collections

Museum Assistant Jukka Salmela
jukka.salmela@rovaniemi.fi
Tel. 016 322 2484 or 040 521 3013

  • Animal, insect and plant collections
  • Enquiries related to various nature topics

Exhibitions, events, museum teaching

Exhibition Assistant Tuija Alariesto
tuija.alariesto@rovaniemi.fi 
Tel. 016 322 8577 or 040 734 1060

  • Exhibition and event planning and information
  • Museum teaching (workshops and learning paths)
  • Enquiries about future exhibitions, for example

Guidance and supervision

Guide Supervisor Asko Leskinen
asko.leskinen@rovaniemi.fi
Tel. 016 322 8578 or 040 847 1152

  • Exhibition supervision and technical maintenance
 
Guide Supervisor Ami Louhikero
ami.louhikero@rovaniemi.fi
Tel. 016 322 8582 or 040 502 7572
  • Exhibition supervision and guided tours, workshops

Office

Museum Secretary Johanna Nordström
johanna.nordstrom@rovaniemi.fi 
Tel. 016 322 8589 or 040 584 8486

  • Invoicing, general office work

Technical expertise

Museum Master Teijo Rovanperä
teijo.rovanpera@rovaniemi.fi
Tel. 016 322 8585 or 040 561 1713

  • Technical maintenance of exhibitions and facilities
  • Design and construction of exhibitions

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