Sámi Museum Siida
The Sámi Museum Siida is the national museum of the Sámi and a national special museum in Finland. The Sámi Museum stores the spiritual and material culture of the Finnish Sámi in its collections and presents it to the public through its exhibitions and publications. Its main purpose is to support the identity and the cultural self-esteem of the Sámi.
Sámi Museum’s Finna
Here you can browse the treasures of Sámi Museum's collections - objects and photographs and find information on the cultural heritage of the Sámi. More material will be added and the service will be developed continuously.
All Sámi Museum Siida’s images accessible via Finna are free to download and use, but the name of the photographer and Sámi Museum Siida must be mentioned. The images are licenced under the Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 licence.
The images available via the online service are not of press quality. If you wish to purchase a print quality image or you have any other enquiries, please contact the Sámi Museum Siida’s photo archives.
Only a small part of the museum’s collection is currently available via Finna. Contact us if you have questions or if you cannot find what you are looking for: finna [at] samimuseum.fi
The Finna information search service brings together the collections of Finnish archives, libraries and museums: www.finna.fi
Opening hoursIn winter time 2023 - 2024
October 1st to May 31st,
Mon to Sat 10am to 5pm (closed on Sun)
In summertime 2024
June 1st to September 30th
every day from 9am to 6pm
Exceptions to opening hours
Siida will be closed for maintenance at the end of October and beginning of May every year. The upcoming maintenance breaks are:
Mon-Wed Oct 30th to Nov 1st 2023
Mon-Wed May 6th to May 8th 2024
Mon-Wed Oct 28th to Oct 30th 2024
We are also open on Easter (except Sun 31.3.2024).
Christmas Eve, Dec. 24th 2023, closed
Christmas Day, Dec. 25th 2023, noon to 6pm
Boxing Day, Mon 26th Dec 2023, 10am to 5pm
Visitor InfoSámi Museum SIIDA
INARINTIE 46, 99870 INARI
Tel. +358 400 898 212