Services in Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida

Check regional Covid-instructions before your hiking trip or a visit to a nature center.

Liminganlahti Nature Centre is closed 1.1.-4.2.2022. The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia is closed 10.1.–1.2.2022. Koli Nature Centre Ukko is closed 1.1.–20.2.2022. Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu is closed 13.1.–31.1.2022.

In other nature centers in Finland, we require the use of a facial mask and keeping the 2 meter distance to other visitors. In addition, there may be requirements to show the Covid pass, and/or the number of visitors can be limited. More information Nature centers. The length of the restrictions depends on the region. More regional information can be found at the Finnish institute for health and welfare website.
Sámi museum and Nature Center Siida will be renewed on 2020-2022. Siida-building will be renovated, expanded and the exhibition renewed. Read more on the webpages of Siida.
  • Information on other nature destinations and hiking opportunities in Lemmenjoki National park, Inari Hiking Area , and the surrounding areas.
  • Reservations and keys to Metsähallitus huts in the nearby areas.
  • For sale: maps of the nearby areas, books, items of use and gifts relating to nature and Sámi culture, and fishing, hunting, and other permits.
  • Delicious fresh bakery products and lunch buffet at the café daily from 11-15. More information on catering services (
  • Tourist information in the Inari municipality. Contact Information: Tel. +358 40 168 9668,
  • For rent: conference facilities, auditorium for various events. More information (
  • WLAN is available to customers.

Café-Restaurant Sarrit

The cosy café-restaurant Sarrit is located on the right wing of the Siida building.

  • Fresh bakery products and lunch buffet, please check the opening times.
  • À la carte menu in summer.
  • Catering services.
  • The restaurant is run by an independent entrepreneur:
    • Telephone: +358 40 700 6485
    • Email: ravintola(at)

Rental of Premises

  • The auditorium (80 seats) can be rented for conferences and congresses.
  • All rental facilities have a video conference option.
  • WLAN is available.
  • More information here (

Accessible Services

  • Indoor premises are accessible.
  • Open-air museum can be accessed by wheelchair in summer with an assistant.
  • Auditorium can accommodate 2-3 wheelchair at a time and a wheelchair can be borrowed by visitors.
  • There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor in Siida.
  • There are accessible parking spaces in the parking area front of the Siida.