Gällivare Museum


The Gällivare Museum has exhibitions on the navvies (railway workers), Sami culture and early settlers, plus a collection of local artefacts and the Mosquito Museum (relocated from a nearby bog). There are also changing exhibitions.

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Nearby Lappland attractions

1. Laponia Visitor Centre Gällivare

0.26 MILES

Upstairs in the train station and looked after by the tourist office, this lovely exhibition about Sami culture, specifically life in autumn, is well…

2. LKAB Iron-Ore Mine

2.68 MILES

Descend into the bowels of the earth to marvel at the immense, noisy trucks labouring in the darkness of the underground LKAB iron-ore mine. Malmberget …

3. Stubba Nature Reserve

13.08 MILES

One of two nature reserves that, along with four national parks, make up the Laponia World Heritage Area, Stubba covers 350 sq km and along with Muddus…

4. Muddus National Park

23.89 MILES

Covered in wetlands and primeval forest, Muddus National Park covers 500km and is the easternmost part of the World Heritage Area, east of the E45 that…