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Top Choice Museum in Apatity

Mineralogy Museum

This museum has over 900 types of minerals and ores, many of them rare and unique. Entry is by an appointment made in advance; friendly academics speak English. Located on the top floor of the Kola Scientific Centre…
Top Choice Pizza in Apatity


Small, cosy pizzeria that serves arguably the best pizza in the region.
Museum in Apatity

Geological Museum

Features ores, rocks and minerals of the Kola Peninsula; it's best to arrange a guided tour in advance. Labelled mineral fragments are sold here as souvenirs.
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.
Supermarket in Apatity

Evroros Supermarket

A decent supermarket in the centre of Apatity.