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Set in the heart of Sápmi in a unique natural landscape on the shore of Lake Inari, the Sámi Cultural Centre Sajos is the largest conference and events venue in northern Lapland and serves as a centre for Sámi self-governance, culture, education and...more
If you're a lifelong learner and enjoy learning about the local area and culture then The Sami Cultural Centre is a must see. My favorite room was the room of the seasons. They have a wonderful cafe that makes a nice lunch stop and a...More
Large exhibit that will require easily 2 hours to see. It could be done faster but you will lose plenty of interesting information.
Gives a very good overview of the difficulties of life in this harsh land.
You can't really appreciate an area until you appreciate the culture and how the people who live there ended up how they are today. No visit to Finland is complete without a trip through Lapland, and no visit to Lapland would be complete without a...More
We visited during our trip to Lapland and passed a pleasant few hours going around the centre. There were a few displays, including some nice artwork and a large permanent exhibition about local nature and how it adapts to the extreme weather conditions. The adjacent...More
Well worth 90 mins if you are wanting to understand the history and culture of the Sami’s. Certainly added to our four days in the region. The exhibition is well laid out, staff friendly and informative. Very good cafe with good range of food and...More
At Siida, the National Museum of the Finnish Sámi and the Nature Centre of Metsähallitus work together. The Nature Centre was one of the best exhibitions I have seen anywhere. There were visual displays and some interactive elements and it was very big --- allow...More