World Gold Panning Championships is organized by Tankavaara Gold VIllage and
Gold Prospectors Association of Finnish Lapland.
Gold Prospector Museum
celebrates the Championships in various ways. Between Mon-Sat 5.-10.8. the
museum is open 10-20 (10am-8pm) and Sun 11.8. we're back to normal and being
open 10-18 (10am-6pm).
In the daily programme below you'll find, for example, times for free guided tours in English and Finnish. Maximum group size is 40 pax/tour. Notice: with WC2019-competition pass you have free entrance to the museum during 3.-11.8.2019!
Mon-Fri 5.-9.8. it is possible to pan gold at our outdoor pools as follows: 11-12 (11-12 am) and 13-16 (1-4pm). You will also see Sirniö smiths at their work during few days in competition week. Welcome!