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 2021

January 1–February 28: Closed
March 1–April 30: Monday–Friday* 11–15
May 1–May 31: Every day* 11–15
June–August 15: Every day 10–18
August 16–August 31: Every day 11–15
September 1–September 30: Sunday–Friday 11–15
October 1–December 17: Monday–Friday 11–15
Also open by appointment
*Closed March 26–April 23 and May 17
Changes may occur

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!

Prices 2021

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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