Siida is home to the Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre. Siida arranges exhibitions on Sámi culture and the nature of Northern Lapland. In addition, Siida has an open-air museum open in the summers, which was originally known as the Inari Sámi Museum. The first buildings were moved to the museum grounds in 1960. The 7-hectare (17-acre) area has nearly 50 sites of interest related to Lapland's nature and the Sámi and their culture. Furthermore, the area is where the earliest settlers in Northern Lapland lived and archaeological finds from approximately 9,000 years ago have been found.

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Inarintie 46, Inari, Finland
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Founded: 1960
Category: Museums in Finland
Historical period: Independency (Finland)

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siida.fi
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Merve Uçar (6 months ago)
I loved it so much! It looked so real and I felt like it is telling us a story and I could imagine the Sámi life just in front of my eyes :') I hope that more people will be able to enjoy that beautiful authentic and somehow idyllic place :)
Postolachi Doina-Nikoleta (8 months ago)
Very nice museum on Sámi culture?
Tiina Ollanketo (12 months ago)
Interesting information and good displays, exciting to see how it will be after the renovation
Petri H (15 months ago)
This museum is has a good cultural and historical review of Sami, the only ingenious people living in Europe. The museum includes a permanent collection, temporary displays and an outdoor display. A good lunch restaurant/cafe inside the building. A must for your visit in the region.
Tiina Saukko (15 months ago)
Great place to wonder trough. You get the overall picture of Lapland and Sami people even in 1 hour, and it compliments the real thing with facts that make things you experience north from here even more interesting.
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