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Cozy family event in Narvik

On Thursday 7 February, a cozy family event was held at Narvik Museum, with bonfires, coffee and hot juice, as well as fruit and gáhkku.

Sami National Day

On 6 February, Sámi álbmotbeaivi (Northern Sami) / Sámij Álmmukbiejvve (Lule Sami) / Sami National Day is celebrated all over Sápmi and also some places outside Sápmi. The day is celebrated in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia.

Sami week in Vågan

In and around Kabelvåg and Svolvær there will be a large cultural event with many activities and cultural offerings for young and old, inside and outside, all day on Sami National Day on 6 February. Things will also happen several days that contribute to it being a Sami theme week.

First shipment back from the National Library

The first shipment is back from the National Library, as part of our collaborative project on digitization of audio and video cassettes.

The season starts in Storvågan – Exposed because of bad weather!

After a long winter period with Christmas celebrations and New Year celebrations well called off, the doors are opened for all our guests who have been waiting to visit us in Storvågan. Welcome to Espolin Gallery, the Lofoten Aquarium and the Lofoten Museum!

Sunshine at the museums

There are many traditions on how to welcome the sun back after dark. Join us for a little round of sunshine at our museums!

Craftsmen’s seminar

Craftsmen in Museum Nord gathered this week for a seminar at the Neptun Herring Oil Factory.

Bodø 2024 also highlights the otolith

The ear stone of the cod – the otolith – tells the life story of the individual fish. Now the otolith will also be part of the story of Bodø 2024 European Capital of Culture.

Do you know 3D modeling? Look here!

PhD student Elin Torbergsen is looking for people who know 3D modeling in Blender and Unity. Is that you?

many new records in 2023!

With 119,162 visitors to Lofotr Viking Museum, all visitor records were broken in 2023. The summer season was already very positive, and many tourists came to Borg to visit the museum from all over the world. Although it was expected to exceed the visitor count from 2019, namely 104,614, at the end of the year the number of visitors still far exceeded expectations.