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Siida

Inarintie 46, Inari 99870, Finland
+358 40 0898212
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Lesson in Sami culture and a decent buffet.

If you want to learn about the Sami culture, this is the place. Interesting exhibits explaining... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dream426
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New Jersey
Museum that captures your interest

This museum on the Lap culture is great to visit for two reasons: 1) The concept of explaining... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RDWilde
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Turnhout, Belgium
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Siida is a central meeting place in Inari, the heart of the Sami Area in Finland. It is a window on Sami culture and the diverse nature of Northern Lapland. At Siida, you can acquaint yourself with changing exhibitions on culture, art and nature throughout the year. Siida offers the visitor both exciting experiences that appeal to many senses and expert knowledge. In the summer season, the indoor exhibitions of Siida are complemented by the cozy open-air museum. In addition to exhibitions, events that focus on culture and nature, as well as seminars, are arranged at Siida. At Siida, the National Museum of the Finnish Sami and the Nature Centre of Metsahallitus work together. The pleasant restaurant Sarrit serves customers on the second floor of Siida.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Inarintie 46, Inari 99870, Finland
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+358 40 0898212

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to learn about the Sami culture, this is the place. Interesting exhibits explaining everything from food, clothing, and area wildlife to how sacred the reindeer is to the Sami. There's also a nice little gift shop and restaurant with a buffet. Try...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum on the Lap culture is great to visit for two reasons: 1) The concept of explaining everything in a logical order 2) the details in English that make you understand and appreciate the special circumstances and live in the Nordic part of Europe....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sitting on the edge of Europe, one might not ever have come across Lapland's history. And even if one heard about reindeer before visiting Lapland, there is so much more history and culture one can learn about at this museum. Clearly a must.

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

A must do when in Inari. Fascinating history of its people presented in the most interesting and beautiful way. They have temporary exhibitions as well and when we went they were showcasing a local photographer

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Interesting museum ! Beautiful exhibitions. The biggest hall is very informative, both about nature and Saami culture. The shop is well organized, the products are local and original. :) And the workers here are very nice :)

Thank Margaux R
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

As it was February we were only able to visit the internal exhibition though ideally it would have been better if we could have done the outside as well. C'est la vie! Having said that we really enjoyed what we saw and ideally would have...More

Thank Chris W
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Spent an hour or so walking through and the little shop, displays of Sami culture, and museum were all well done and educational. Exhibits were quite unique. Good way to begin exploring Inari.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

If you really want to learn about the Sami people this is the right place. A very thorough and profound exhibition that shows the history and the present life of the Sami, + the beautiful nature of Lapland. The staff is very nice and helpful....More

Thank Raya R
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Museum that relat the life of the Samis. Nice display of historical knowledge. A little restaurant upstair and a nice souvenir's boutique.

Thank Michel M
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

SIIDA is an outstanding museum. It truly allows us to view the history and culture of the Sami people as well as the flora and fauna of Lapland. The many exhibitions make for a wide range of different things to see. The photo exhibit was...More

Thank Tim H
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