The Sámi Museum in Karasjok was established in 1972 as the first Sámi cultural institution in Norway. The museum has over 5,000 objects in the collections. This is the largest museum collection representing Sámi cultural history in Norway. The museum consists of a main building with exhibitions and magazines as well as an open-air museum.

OPENING HOURS from September 1, 2020

Njalla, a small storehouse in a postcard from the 1990s. In the Outdoor museum one can see the restoration of the storhouse.


The Sámi Museum will close the doors for the public from and including the 1st of September. However, welcome to the Outdoor Museum with the help of our digital guide VAPPUS. Free for charge.
It is possible to make group reservations:
The Museum will stay closed until further notice.
Please see our homepage and facebook-page for updates on the situation.


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VAPPUS – The digital guide at RDM

We offer digital guided tours at our Outdoor Museum. The digitally guided tours contain text, pictures, maps, audio, and video. Our digital application, VAPPUS, is free for museum visitors and can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play.

VAPPUS is available in English, Norwegian, Finnish and Sámi.

For group reservations, please take contact:  or call:+47 784 69 950 / +47 406 11 82


For museum tours for groups outside regular opening hours, please, contact for an arrangement. Welcome!



Adults NOK 90
Students / pensioner NOK 60
Children under age 15 Free entry
Groups over 10 persons NOK 60 per person

You can find us here (link)

We are just a couple of minuts to walk from Sápmi park!