Arktikum in Rovaniemi is a science centre, museum, attraction, popular culture destination as well as a memorable venue for meetings and conferences.
Arktikum is located on the bank of River Ounasjoki at the intersection of two main roads leading out of the centre of Rovaniemi.
Arctic in Change presents the conditions, nature, cultures and adaptation to extreme circumstances that occur in the far north as well as showcases multidisciplinary Arctic research in an interactive way that appeals to the general public. The exhibition highlights the developments, such as climate change and the status of indigenous peoples in an evolving world, that affect the North.
Hot Stuff photos:
Early morning hump of elks. Photo by Tuomas Heinonen.
Copulation of the crane flies. Photo by Tarja Hoikkala.