Things to Do and See in Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida

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.

Permanent Exhibitions

Nature Centre's cultural-ecological exhibitions illustrate the adaptation of nature and the indigenous Sámi people to the extremities of life in the far North.

  • The introductory exhibition describes the development of the local nature and culture from the Ice Age to the present day.
  • The main exhibition introduces the special characteristics of life in the North following the rhythm of the seasons.
  • For more information on the exhibition, go to the Siida website ( .

Temporary Exhibitions

Siida has three exhibition spaces for temporary exhibitions where the Nature Centre and Sámi Museum organize several nature and culture-themed exhibitions annually. Read more on the exhibitions on Siida's website (

Guided Group Activities

Siida offers guided groups tours in Finnish, Sámi, English, Swedish, and German.

The guided group tour is subject to a fee and must be reserved in advance. The duration of the group tour is 1h and the price is €105 (incl. VAT 24%). Tours are tailored to each specific group. The recommended maximum group size is 25 people.

A thematic tour of the open-air museum can be booked during the summer season, which depicts life in Inari in the 1850s. The tour lasts one hour, and is available in Finnish and German. The price is €18/person(incl. VAT 24%), the minimum charge is €180.

To read more about Siida's tours, go to Siida website (

Films at the auditorium

  • The award-winning Aurora Borealis multimedia presentation presents Martti Rikkonen's photographs of the Northern Lights (12 min). Daily at 12 and 15 in the winter season and at 11, 14, and 17 in the summer season. The presentation is accompanied by enchanting music by the Vilddas group. Subtitles are available in six languages. The presentation is included in the ticket price, and is shown if the auditorium is free.
  • In addition, the Aurora Borealis and Lake Inarijärvi presentations can be shown to groups subject to order (€10/presentation).

Outdoor Etiquette

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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