See the forests like you’ve never seen it before!
Science Centre Pilke tells stories about the northern forests and the many connections we have with them. Did you know that ice cream, party dresses and medicines all contain timber and other products that comes from forests? Expolore forests indoors through all the senses and get inspired! The Science Centre is suitable for visitors of all ages who are interested in forests and our relationship with them.
Pilke House, located on the banks of the river Ounasjoki in Rovaniemi, is the wooden office building of Metsähallitus. It houses the Science Centre Pilke, the Pilke Shop and office premises.
Tue–Fri 9 am – 6 pm, Sat–Sun 10 am – 4 pm (closed on Mondays)
Pilke Info and Shop opens on weekdays at 8 am.
On Mondays when the Science Centre is closed, Pilke Info and Shop are open until 4 pm
Exceptions to the regular opening hours in 2021:
1.1., 6.1., 2.4., 13.5., 25.6., 6.12. and 25.12. Science Centre Pilke is open at 10 am – 4 pm.
31.12 we are open at 9 am - 4 pm.
Science Centre is closed:
Easter Monday 5.4. and Christmas Eve 24.12.
We reserve the right to make changes.
Students, pensioners and unemployed € 5.
Family ticket € 20 (1 adult + 3 children or 2 adults + 2 children)