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William honoured by government

On Tuesday 26 July, the founder of the Lofoten War Memorial Museum, William Hakvaag, was awarded a recognition from the government for his efforts as a mediator of the history of war.

Norway leads record-breaking climate project

The EU is now giving NOK 270 million to a research project that will improve the districts’ ability to deal with climate change. The Resist climate project is led by SINTEF, and is the largest EU award for a Norwegian-led climate project ever.

21 places to visit

Summer is high season for open museums and fun activities with us. Here are tips for 21 places to visit. Happy summer!

Lofotr Viking Festival 3–7 August 2022

On 3–7 August 2022, the annual Viking Festival is finally held at the Lofotr Viking Museum again. This year’s theme is trade and cultural exchange, and there are Vikings from many countries coming to Borg in Lofoten.

Project Manager for SKREI

Museum Nord is pleased to announce that Jens-Henrik Andersen will be project manager for SKREI – a historical focus on the story of the cod.

NOK 1 million to GaiaTalent

The County Council for Education and Competence in Nordland, Elin Dahlseng Eide, grants the entire application of over NOK 1 million to GaiaTalent!

Very good on the trade test

Madelen Berg Hansen achieved very good on the trade test, after completing her apprenticeship at the Lofotr Viking Museum.

Daily program at Lofoten aquarium this summer

The Lofoten Aquarium has a lot of exciting things to offer this summer. Plan your visit with the daily program at Lofoten Aquarium.

Risøyrenna 100 years

Risøyrenna is 100 years old this year. Here is the programme for the anniversary celebrations at Stokmarknes on 25 June. Welcome aboard!

Oil fence turns 50

Norwegian oil spill protection celebrates 50 years. The Museum of the Norwegian Costal Administration marks this with sailing along the Norwegian coast this summer. On 21 June the boat Gamle Oksøy visits Sortland.