Norwegian Fishing Village Museum

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Norwegian Fishing Village Museum. Photo: Kjell Ove Storvik
Welcome to Å, at the end of E10: the King Olav´s Road. Here you will find the picturesque Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, and experience everyday life at the Lofoten fisheries over the last 250 years. Visit our buildings. Participate in demonstrations and activities:

• The old stone oven bakery (1844) with delicious bread and cinnamon buns
• The big boat house, with traditional wooden boats (Nordland boats)
• The cod liver oil factory – and increase your vitamin D dose
• The home of the fisherman`s family
• LATEST EXHIBITION! The post office, where the expedition of the steam ships were held
• The drying loft with temporary exhibitions
• The woodshed
• The Forge, where the blacksmith was working
• Historical gardens
• The old grocery shop, located in a house built in 1843. Locally produced food, textiles, local literature,
clothing, fishing equipment – and a basic selection of groceries
• Acitivity room, specially made for children

The Norwegian Fishing Village Museum offers guiding in Norwegian, English and Spanish, from 15 to 60 minutes. In the summer season guiding may be available in other languages.

Opening Hours


Jan 2–May 31: Mon–Fri 10.00–17.00
June 1–Aug 31: Every day 9.00–19.00
Sept 1–Dec 22: Mon–Fri 10.00–17.00

January 1
April 18, 19 and 22
May 1, 17 and 30
December 23–31

Also open by appointment.


Adult 100 NOK
Senior 75 NOK
Student 50 NOK
Child (11–17) 50 NOK
Child (u. 10) Free

Group rates:
1–10 people 690 NOK in total (outside regular opening hours 790 NOK in total)
11–19 people 69 NOK per person (children age 11–17 29 NOK)
50+ people 59 NOK per person (children age 11–17 25 NOK)

Photo: Alex Conu
Photo: Kjell Ove Storvik
Photo: James Morgan

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