The Sámi Museum also has a summer destination at the Skolt Sámi Cultural Centre in Sevettijärvi, where the Skolt Sámi Heritage House is located. The Heritage House and the Open-Air Museum on its grounds contain information on Skolt Sámi history and display the living and construction options from two different eras. There’s also a small museum shop at the Skolt Sámi Heritage House
The Skolt Sámi Heritage House comprises an authentic Koltta homestead and its outbuilding. The exhibition located inside the house tells about the life of the Skolt Sámi in the past and now. There is an Open-Air Museum on the grounds of the Heritage House. The buildings have been built on the basis of literary sources and word of mouth. The displays include homes, a storehouse, a smoke sauna and a traditional Skolt Sámi root sewn boat.
Opening hours: June 10th until September 20th from 10am to 5pm, every day.
Nuõrttsaa’mi Ä’rbbvuõttpõrtt – Skolt Sámi Heritage House
Sevettijärventie 9041, 99930 SEVETTIJÄRVI
tel. +358 (0)400 373015