Attractions

Top Choice Gallery in Kautokeino

Juhls' Sølvsmie

This wonderful building, all slopes and soft angles, was designed and built by owners Regine and Frank Juhls, who first began working with the Sami over half a century ago. Their acclaimed gallery creates traditiona…
Amusement Park in Karasjok

Sápmi Park

Sami culture is big business here, and this impressive theme park includes a wistful, hi-tech multimedia introduction to the Sami in the 'Magic Theatre', plus Sami winter and summer camps and other dwellings to expl…
Museum in Kautokeino

Kautokeino Museum

Outside, this little museum has a fully fledged traditional Sami settlement, complete with an early home, temporary dwellings, and outbuildings such as the kitchen, sauna, and huts for storing fish, potatoes and lic…
Museum in Karasjok

Sami National Museum

Exhibits at the Sami National Museum, also called the Sami Collection, include displays of colourful, traditional Sami clothing, tools and artefacts, and works by contemporary Sami artists. Outdoors, you can roam am…
Notable Building in Karasjok

Sami Parliament

The Sami Parliament was established in 1989 and meets four times annually. In 2000 it moved into a glorious new building, encased in mellow Siberian wood, with a birch, pine and oak interior. The main assembly hall …
Church in Kautokeino

Kautokeino Kirke

The timbered Kautokeino church, which dates from 1958, is one of Norway's most frequented, particularly at Easter. Its cheery interior, alive with bright Sami colours, has some fixtures salvaged from the earlier 170…
Church in Karasjok

Gamlekirke

Finnmark's oldest timber church, constructed in 1807, was the only building in Karasjok to survive WWII destruction. It's a pretty ochre-and-white construction.