Things to Do and See in Fell Lapland Visitor Centre

17.1.2022
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.–26.1.2022. 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.

An exhibition about the Sámi culture in the Fell Lapland visitor centre.

Permanent Exhibitions

  • Vuovjjuš – Wanderers exhibition tells about the nomadic Sámi culture and northern nature. The star of the exhibition is the reindeer – the link between nature and man. Read more.
  • Travellers of the North is a description of the researchers, tourists, and other travellers attracted to the area by the arctic fell nature.
  • 8 seasons is a story of the special atmosphere of nature in Enontekiö.
  • The children's exhibitionNestling, focuses on nature trips and life on the fells.
  • Nature spotting! Exhibition leads visitors to nature.
  • Yrjö Kokko library is a tribute to Yrjö Kokko, a veterinarian and author who saved the whooper swan from extinction.
  • Lauri Pappila's birds is an amazing collection of wooden birds by the outsider artist and sculptor based in Enontekiö.
  • For more information on the visitor centre's permanent exhibitions.

Changing Exhibitions

In the Visitor Centre there is all the time art and photo exhibitions, which are usually related to Sámi culture, nature and outdoors activities.

A nature photography exhibition in the Fell Lapland visitor centre.

Guided Group Activities

Guided tours can be booked with cooperating partners.

  • Introduction to Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park
    • An introduction to Pallas-Yllästunturii National Park, a short film about the national park and it's nature.
    • Free of charge. Duration: 30 min.

Films at the Auditorium  

Yrjö Kokko Library

The library includes books about the nature, history, and culture of Northern Lapland and an extensive collection of books by Yrjö Kokko, a veterinarian and author who lived in Enontekiö, at the Ungelo farm. His books saved the Whooper Swan from extinction in Finland. The library's collection also includes the personal collection of Marja Vuorelainen, a famous female photographer, who photographed people of Lapland in the 1940s and 1950s.

A bookshelf and an information board about Yrjö Kokko.

In the Surroundings of the Visitor Centre

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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