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Målfrid the otter

An otter cub was found abandoned in Henningvær one day in July 2023. It was transported to the Lofoten Aquarium where it now lives life in luxury.

Exhibition renewal – how do we do it?

We have set ourselves an ambitious goal for the next five years: all exhibitions will be renewed. But how do we do that?

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.