Welcome to join the story of gold and man!

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. 


Opening hours: 20.9.2021 – 31.5.2022 from Monday to Friday 10 am to 4 pm
1.6. – 30.9.2022 every day 10 am to 5 pm

Closed: December 24th, 2021 and January 6th, 2022.