Experience the history of the Lofoten Fishery at one of the best preserved squires in Lofoten. On the site of the medieval town of Vågar (now called Storvågan / SKREI Experience Center) you’ll find the stately 1815 main building, authentic fishermen’s cabins, and boathouses featuring Nordland boats.
The museum also offers picture-games and exhibitions on the Lofoten fisheries, ports and coastal lighthouses, traditional crafts and a beautiful garden with historic perennials. Guided tours by appointment.
Opening hours 2020
May 30–May 31: Saturday and Sunday 11–15
June 1–July 31: Every day 10–16
August 1–August 16: Every day 11–15
August 17–August 31: Sunday–Friday 11–15
September 1–October 30: Monday–Friday 11–15
November 4–November 27: Wednesday–Friday 11–15
December: Closed, but open for pre-booked groups every day.
Groups must be booked minimum one day before arrival.
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!
Opening hours 2021
February 1–February 28: Monday–Friday 11–15
March 1–April 30: Sunday–Friday* 11–15
May 1–May 31: Every day* 11–15
June 1–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 April 1–3 and May 17
Prices 2020 and 2021
Adult 100 NOK
Senior/student 80 NOK
Child (age 5–15) 50 NOK
Group p.p. 80 NOK (min. 20 ppl)
Adult 250 NOK
Child (age 3–15) 120 NOK