Our Venues

Museum Nord is a group of 21 venues spread across northern Norway, dedicated to the preservation and display of Norweigian cultural history. Discover more about each venue, including addresses, opening hours, fees, key exhibitions, events, and discover key exhibits at different museums and venues.

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Lofotr Viking Museum

Meet the Vikings. Smell the tar, taste the food, feel the history. The Vikings have been awaiting you for more than 1000 years. Welcome to the Viking age.

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Sørvågen Radio

The first wireless Morse signals in Northern Europe were sent from Sørvågen. Theme is the technical, social, and cultural development that followed the establishment of the telegraph in Lofoten.

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Norwegian Fishing village Museum

One of Norway's best preserved and complete fishing villages. Visit various buildings; including boathouse, trandamperi, husmansstua. Main topic: life in the fishing village 1840-1960 and the development of lofoten fishing over the past 250 years. Shop and summer café.

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Fygle Museum

Old schoolbuilding (1898) with complete classroom, teachers home and dentist office. Rorbu from 1834.

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Skaftnes Farm

The farm consists of a farmhouse, barn, dock and boathouse. The buildings are open to visitors and a skilled guide is available. Learn about fishermen and farmers who lived between the sea and a somewhat barren soil around 1900 – 1940.

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Lofoten Aquarium

Meet the arctic cod and other species of the Lofoten sea. Feeding of seal and otters.

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Lofoten Museum

Lofoten fisheries – history in one of the best preserved places in Lofoten. An impressive mansion alongside with authentic rorbuer and boathouses with traditional wooden boats. Historical garden.

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Lofoten War Memorial Museum

The largest exhibition of rare uniforms and artifacts from World War II in Norway. Unique historic snapshots. Personal and engaging.

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Neptun Herring Oil Factory

A piece of northern Norway's industrial history. The country's most modern herring oil factory when it was established in 1910. Cooperation with the occupying forces during World War II and predation on nature is part of Neptun's exciting history. Protected by the National Heritage Board as a technical-industrial cultural monument.

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Jennestad Trading Post

Time has stood still after the closing of the shop in 1982. The scent of coffee and tobacco still lingers in the air.

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Øksnes Museum

Alsvåggården, the manor with a 450 year history. Øksnes and Myre; from stone age to high tech fishing village. Old post office and shop, coffee in historical surroundings.

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Bø Museum

Experience the history of Bø through objects and exhibitions, coastal culture and the authorship of Regine Normann, boathouse and rorbu. Fairytale forest for children. Artscape Nordland and outdoor gallery nearby. Museum gift shop.The man from the sea and the open-air gallery. Museum shop.

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Andøy Museum

Climb the stairs of the tall cast iron tower of Andenes lighthouse. Exhibition on the harbor development. Also exhibition: Life of a Polar hunter.

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Melbo Manor

From quiet farm to a small industrialized city within a few decades (1890 – 1920). The businessman and landowner Chr. Frederiksen was in the center of the activities. Visit the mansion of the that has been restored to it´s former glory.

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Hurtigruten Museum

A monument to Norway's Transport history: Visit the bridge, engine room and cabins on the Finnmarken express route (1956) in its iconic barley. Feel the atmosphere in the lounges from the steamship Finmarken (1912). Activities for children and families. Hurtigruta's importance is told in modern exhibitions. Food and drinks are served in the dining room anno 1956. Welcome aboard!

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The Espolin Gallery

Master of Norwegian art. Immerse yourself in artist Kaare Espolin Johnson’s expressive power and explore the life and destiny of coastal people.

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Sortland Museum

Seabed: the importance of the sea in the North, the vulnerable eco system in the ocean and the consequences of marine pollution and pollution in general. Aimed at children and young people.

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Narvik Museum

The spectacular Ofotbanen railway and iron ore trains, Narvik city’s development and industry in addition to travelling exhibits.

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Korsnes museum

The venue at Korsnes is an old communication center located in an idyllic area.

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Kjøpsvik Museum

The museum in Kjøpsvik cover mining and industrial history, cave finds, fish farming and household culture, war history and the school system.

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Ballangen Museum

The rich geology and mining history of the area, and the community that built it.

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