War sailor exhibition at the Hurtigruten Museum

24 May 2023

Krigsseilere // a traveling exhibition has been on tour in Vesterålen in recent weeks and now has the last stop at the Hurtigruten Museum until June 4th.

Take the opportunity and visit this unique outdoor exhibition at the Hurtigruten Museum.

Read about the exhibition here
Read about Hurtigruta’s War Sailors in this story

Hurtigruten at war

As many as 17 Hurtigruten ships went down during World War 2. Between 1941 and 1944, small boats hired by the shipping companies operated in replacement routes between Tromsø and Kirkenes. Read more about Hurtigruta’s war sailors here.

Previous news stories about the war sailor exhibition

War sailors // a traveling exhibition

War sailors // a traveling exhibition visits Narvik and Sortland in August and September. We meet eight people who were children and young people when the war turned them into war sailors.

Traveling exhibition in Narvik – Opening ceremony

The war sailors // a traveling exhibition is in Narvik. The exhibition will be at Rådhusplassen in Narvik until Sunday 21 August. From 21 August until Sunday 28 August it stands outside Narvik Museum.
Extended opening hours at Narvik Museum Monday 22nd to Friday 26th August. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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