The Hurtigruten Museum has been honored with an award!

03 November 2023

Hurtigrutemuseet på Stokmarknes - Foto: Eirik Linder Aspelund

Fantastic news! The Hurtigruten Museum has been honored as one of the 20 best maritime museums in Europe! We are jumping excited and proud of!

This is a fantastic recognition of our efforts and commitment to communicating maritime history and coastal culture. We are grateful for our faithful group of volunteers, our visitors and our incredible team who have helped us on our way to becoming one of Europe’s foremost maritime museums and a central source of knowledge about coastal culture. We look forward to continuing to develop and enrich our storytelling in the years to come.

Read the case here:

20 of the Best Maritime Museums in Europe (

Visit the Hurtigruten Museum

Hurtigruten Museum

A monument to Norway’s Transport history: Visit the bridge, engine room and cabins on the Finnmarken express route (1956) in its iconic barley. Feel the atmosphere in the lounges from the steamship Finmarken (1912). Activities for children and families. Hurtigruta’s importance is told in modern exhibitions. Food and drinks are served in the dining room anno 1956. Welcome aboard!

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