Fasaden på Galleri Espolin. Foto: Kjell Ove Storvik
Gallery Espolin. Photo: Kjell Ove Storvik

The Espolin Gallery houses a master of Norwegian art. Immerse yourself in artist Kaare Espolin Johnson’s expressive power and explore the region’s dramatic history, and the life and destiny of coastal peoples. Wander around the beautiful halls and rooms filled with Espolin’s work.

The gallery also features a fine art shop, a film, and exhibitions by guest artists. Original art by Kaare Espolin Johnson is available for purchase through the Espolin Gallery, see our Facebook page for details.

The Espolin Gallery is a part of the SKREI Experience Center and lies within close walking distance from the Lofoten Museum and the Lofoten Aquarium.

Opening Hours 2020

Jan 2–Feb 29: Mon–Fri 11.00–15.00
March 1–April 30: Sun–Fri 11.00–15.00
May 1–May 31: Every day 11.00–15.00
June 1–Aug 15: Every day 10.00–18.00
Aug 16–Aug 31: Every day 11.00–15.00
Sept 1–Sept 30: Sun–Fri 11.00–15.00
Oct 1–Dec 18: Mon–Fri 11–15
At other times by appointment
Closed April 9 to April 11, and May 17.

Prices 2020

Adult 100 NOK
Senior/student 80 NOK
Child (age 5–15) 50 NOK
Group p.p. 80 NOK (min. 20 ppl)

SKREI ticket

Adult 250 NOK
Child (age 3–15) 120 NOK


Galleri Espolin. Foto: Kjell Ove Storvik
Exhibition at the Gallery Espolin. Photo: Kjell Ove Storvik
"Fylgje" by Kaare Espolin Johnson. Photo: Gallery Espolin

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