Tankavaara is home for the only international museum in the World displaying past and present of gold panning and prospecting. The basic exhibition presents the history of gold prospecting in Lapland. The Golden World, the international section, presents over twenty countries all over the World.
Museum is open Mon-Fri @10am - 4pm
Closed in public holidays as follows:
6.12, 24.-26.12.2019 & 1.1, 6.1, 10.-13.4, 1.5. and 21.5.2020
Summertime 1.6.-30.9. we are open every day @ 10am - 6pm