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Rovaniemi Local History Museum: Tours & Tickets

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31 Aug 2019
“This museum tells you how hard life was and is in this area of Finland”
30 Jun 2019
“Rovaniemi Local History Museum”
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The buildings on Pöykkölä farm date from the end of the 1800’s and are built on the shores of the River Kemijoki. Open: June-August. At other times by arrangement.
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Poeykkoelaentie 4, Rovaniemi 96400, Finland
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+358 50 3252017
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Reviewed 31 August 2019

This museum tells you how hard life was and is in this area of Finland. You will see many items and ways of life that is experienced in this cold area of the world. How determined the people were and are to live life the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Steven D
Reviewed 1 July 2019

This goes back to the 1800s an built on the shores of the Kemijoki River. There is a charge to go inside and I did not go inside

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Great place to visit on a nice day. When you pay the entry fee you can get a booklet that explains everything in English. All the buildings are numbered. Some were locked for repairs but the others had wonderful displays. A few of the buildings...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Met812
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We walked 50 minutes from our hotel here (tip: ask to use the hotel's free bikes!) and this place was a downer. Just a lot of old items in run down buildings much of which were closed. Skip this!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank nriemen
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Lots of buildings were locked so we couldnt see much. But overall a nice place to spend a couple of minutes if you like histocal museums

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

An interesting and an unique place in Rovaniemi. The museum and its buildings show the old Rovaniemi which cannot be seen in many places in todays Rovaniemi because of the WW II. The museum shows well how the life of a wealthy family was in...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Iida V
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Beautiful and well set out. Great place to see the northern lights if you miss the real thing. Very informative.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

A well planned museum that lets you interect with the items exposed. Prepare yourself to stay in the museum for at least three hours if you want to get the best of it. Interactive displays that makes everything interesting to learn and makes one imagine...More

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