Frequently Asked Questions

Can you drive a car to naturum Visitor Centre?
Yes. Naturum’s car park is along Vägen Västerut (The Road West or Road 827), 92 km from where you turned west off Road E45. From the car park it is a walk of about 300 metres to naturum Visitor Centre. If you have difficulties walking you can drive a car all the way.
How far is it to naturum Visitor Centre from the road?
About 300 metres.
Can I get a guided tour at the Visitor Centre?
We offer a free introduction to the exhibition at 15.00 everyday we are open. You may also pre-book a hour-long guided tour for 500 SEK. Our guides are always available to answer your questions. Contact us at naturum@laponia.nu for more information and booking.
Does the bus stop at naturum Visitor Centre?
No, it stops at Stora Sjöfallet Mountain Center, but that is just 600 m from the naturum Visitor Centre car park.
Does it cost anything to go into naturum Visitor Centre?
No. It’s free.
How far is it to the hotel in Stora Sjöfallet?
From Naturum Visitor Centre car park, it is about 600 metres.
Is there overnight accommodation?
Yes, there is accommodation at Stora Sjöfallet mountain station, the STF mountain station in Sáltoluokta and the STF cabin at Vákkudavárre. There is also accommodation in Rijtjem/Ritsem and at Björkudden.
Boat
The boat to Sáltoluokta leaves from naturum Visitor Centre twice a week during the high season.
Is there a place where you can make a camp fire and barbecue?
Yes, we have a site close to naturum Visitor Centre. We also sell wood you can use.
Can you buy a fishing permit at naturum Visitor Centre?
Yes, we sell fishing permits.
In what languages can you get a guided tour in?
Swedish and English. We also offer guiding in Sámi if you book in advance, so that we can see to it that our Sámi speaking personnel are on hand.
Can you bring a dog?
Yes. Naturum Visitor Centre is located in the area of Stora Sjöfallet/Stuor Muorkke National Park where it is permitted to bring a dog on a leash. You may have your dog out of doors but you may not bring it into the building or a goahte.
Can I pay by credit card?
Yes. That’s fine.
Can you eat at naturum Visitor Centre?
We have a café offering among other things sandwiches, pie, waffles and home-baked buns.
Do you have gluten-free snacks?
Yes we do. We have gluten-free bread and other gluten-free products.
Do you have dairy-free snacks?
Yes we do. We both have lactose and milk-free ice cream and milk drink.
Are there toilets?
Yes. They are inside naturum Visitor Centre.
Opening times
Naturum Visitor Centre is open March-September. See under 'Opening times and program' or get in touch for updated opening times.