Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Apatity

Mineralogy Museum

Over 900 types of minerals and ores, many of them rare and unique. Entry by prior appointment; friendly academics speak English.
Museum in Apatity

North-Russian Exploration Museum

Showcases the settlement of the Kola peninsula, the history of science in the region and the culture of Kola's indigenous population – the Sami.
Pizza in Apatity


Small, cosy pizzeria that serves arguably the best pizza in Arctic Russia.