POLAR HISTORY AT THE NORTHERN PEAK OF VESTERÅLEN
One of the most famous polar hunters of Spitsbergen, Hilmar
Nøis, came from Andøy island. At Andøy museum you can see an
exhibition on hunters life, and learn more about the unique geology of
In the village Risøyhamn there is a small outdoor museum with five
buildings. Visit the annual summer market.
GUIDED TOUR TO THE TOP OF ANDENES LIGHTHOUSE
Andenes lighthouse was built in 1859, and was one of the first
cast iron towers in Norway. It’s also one of the tallest in the country, at
40 meters. Inside the lighthouse you can visit an exhibition with special
focus on the harbor and the lighthouse at Andenes. Guided tours are
Opening hours 2020
June 27–August 2
Also open on request
Outdoor museum in Risøyhamn is only open on request.
Your safety and our staff´s safety is important to us.
We are working in accordance to the authorities
regulations to ensure a safe visit. We ask you to
follow our guidelines. Please inform yourself on
these upon arrival. Our guidelines are easy to
detect upon arrival. Please do not hesitate to
contact our staff if any questions. We are looking
forward to sharing our history with you – welcome!
Adult 50 NOK
Child (under 16 years) FREE
Adult 100 NOK
Children 50 NOK