Sámi museum and Nature Center Siida will be renewed

The Siida building was opened in 1998. On 2020 – 2022 it  will be renovated and expanded. The new parts will be 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 (only exception is May 2021, when Siida is closed). 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.

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Senate Properties has chosen the construction company Rekonen Ltd as the main entrepreneur for Siida’s extension

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Senate Properties has chosen the construction company Rekonen Ltd as the main entrepreneur for Siida’s extension

The renovation and extension project of the Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida progresses as planned. The Senate Properties, which is the developer of the project, and Rekonen Ltd, which has been chosen the main entrepreneur of the extension, signed a contract on the construction on 11 May 2020. Construction will start immediately.

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Siida’s extension confirmed: Senate Properties has made an investment decision

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Siida’s extension confirmed: Senate Properties has made an investment decision

The Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida will be renovated and extended in 2020–2022. As the owner of the Siida Building, Senate Properties has, through a decision by its Board of Directors, made an investment decision on the extension project on 18 December 2019. The Sámi Museum Foundation is the main tenant of the Siida Building, and the...

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Sámi Museum Siida gets an important grant from Finnish Cultural Foundation

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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...

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Sámi Museum Siida rejoices over a grant from Kone Foundation

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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.

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Harri Koskinen is the exhibition architect for Siida

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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.

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