14 July 2022
Summer is high season for open museums and fun activities with us. Here are tips for 21 places to visit.
Jennestad Trading Post tempts with locally produced treats and guided tours. Open Tuesday to Sunday 11am–5pm until August 14.
Play miners in the mining camp in Ballangen Museum’s outdoor area, and get an insight into Ballangen’s unique mining history.
Go to beautiful Bø and experience storytelling at Bø Museum. Attend Reginedagan from July 24 to July 31.
Have you tasted the cinnamon snours from the bakery at Å? The Norwegian Fishing Village Museum tells about one of the best preserved and complete old fishing villages in Northern Norway.
Visit the Andøy Museum and Andenes Lighthouse, and have a coffee with the museum’s friendly hosts!
Stop by Lofoten Aquarium and participate in seal and otter feeding. PS: in the summer, a seal cub was born in the aquarium.
Young archaeologists should head to Øksnes Museum and attend the Excavators. The museum is open until 7 August.
Experience a real iron ore locomotive at Narvik Museum.
Wander through the different eras of telecommunications. And get to know the devices from telegraph to call center and wireless communication at Sørvågen Radio.
Stop at Risøyhamn Bygdetun and experience the exhibition about Risøyrenna 100 years.
The Hurtigruten Museum opened last year and is mandatory to stop by if you are in Vesterålen. That’s our humble opinion!
Lofoten War Memorial Museum has a unique collection of artifacts and stories from the war.
Travel 1,000 years back in time at the Lofotr Viking Museum. Throughout the summer there are activities, and one highlight is the viking festival 3–7 August.
Say hello to the polar bear at Kjøpsvik Museum.
If you want to get to know Lofoten’s history, you need to get to know the fish farmer. Visit Skaftnes Farm this summer. The museum is open through August.
If you visit the Lofoten Museum, you will learn about the history of lofoten fishing. The squire farm from 1815 is located in one of the best preserved historical sites in Lofoten.
Visit the venerable Melbo Manor and go for a walk in the museum garden.
Experience the works of Kaare Espolin Johnson and the summer exhibition with John Savio at the Espolin Gallery.
A gem of places to visit is Korsnes Museum! If you’re waiting for the ferry, the museum is just a short drive away, with an exciting photographer and trading post history. And chalky white beaches!