The Siida building that opened in 1998 will be renovated and expanded 2020 – 2022, with the new parts housing the Sámi Museum Collections Unit and the restaurant. The joint permanent exhibition of the Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre will be renewed. We will remain open throughout the renewal. The larger, renovated Siida and the new exhibition will open in April 2022.
Located in Inari, Siida houses the Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre as well as Restaurant Sarrit. The Sámi Museum Foundation is responsible for operations at the Sámi Museum. The Northern Lapland Nature Centre is part of Metsähallitus’ national network of nature centres.
Sámi Museum Siida gets an important grant from Finnish Cultural Foundation
The permanent exhibitions of the Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida will be renewed. The Sámi Museum Foundation has received a 400,000 euro grant from the Finnish Cultural Foundation for renewing the cultural part of the exhibitions. In the project, the Museum will create an exhibition manuscript for the permanent exhibitions and the Open-Air Museum that will be...Read more
Sámi Museum Siida rejoices over a grant from Kone Foundation
The joint permanent exhibitions of the Sámi Museum and the Northern Lapland Nature Centre will be renewed. The Sámi Museum has received a grant of 300 000 euros from the Kone Foundation for a project on the modernisation of the cultural part of Siida’s basic exhibitions.Read more
Harri Koskinen is the exhibition architect for Siida
Designer Harri Koskinen has been selected as the architectural designer for the new permanent exhibition at Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida. The existing exhibition will be renewed in conjunction with the expansion and renovation of Siida and will be completed in April 2022.Read more