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Pilke Science Centre

Ounasjoentie 6, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
+358 20 5647820
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Visit this place with youngsters

There is so much here for children to enjoy. It is a real hands on experience for them. The adults... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Why not in Swedish?

Why is not this webpage also in Swedish? It's an official language in Finland and since your site... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Vaasa, Finland
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Do you feel attracted by northern forests? If so, your place is Pilke in Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland near the Arctic Circle. The exhibition of the science center will take you for an exploration of current forest issues, while the Pilke Shop offers forest products to all senses.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ounasjoentie 6, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
+358 20 5647820
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

There is so much here for children to enjoy. It is a real hands on experience for them. The adults are not forgotten either. There is a great deal of detailed information on the 'tablets'. Our young teenage grandchildren spent a very happy two hours...More

Thank patricia026
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Why is not this webpage also in Swedish? It's an official language in Finland and since your site is backed by Metsähallitus all your material should also be found in Swedish.

Thank pekka00
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Pilke is literally next door to the Arktikum and you can get a combined culture pass covering both and also the Korundi cultural museum - well worth having. The centre is not huge but very engaging and entertaining, as well as being informative, with...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Usually I consider museum-type attractions boring, but this was a remarkable exception. The whole building from outside to little details inside is faithful to the science center's forest theme and everything is modernly and neatly beautifully made. That alone is an experience to have. The...More

Thank JoonaPaatalo
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Interesting to learn about mostly the finnish forest, some general info on the state of world forests; for kids and adults because of the interactive displays

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Have been around forestry most of our lives so we found the offerings a bit juvenile. We believe that younger visitors would find more to experience and enjoy.

Thank gpotvin
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Interactive exhibition which tells you about Lapish forests. You can touch everything, learn some serious and funny things and enjoy being a kid again :)

Thank Irina94
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My kids loved Pilke. It has lots of fun things to do. Very educative for kids as well as for adults.

Thank Tanvi S
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Pilke is an interactive museum about trees, wood...is a good museum for kids because they can learn while playing. And is good for families, to spend time together in a funny way. But if you are a solo traveler is not worth it the visit....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This museum is located the the building next to the Arktikum. It is all about Forestry and the conservation of the forest. I find this museum interesting as it is learning through interactive activities. It is rather small, just one floor but we spent a...More

Thank World_o_choice
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