Bø Museum

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Bø Museum

The museum is located in beautiful natural surroundings by the seaside, Vinjesjøen. Visit Parkvoll, formerly the bailiff´s residence, where you will find special emphasis to the female author Regine Normann. Regine Normann is well known for her work with both fairytales and novels. Let the children visit the fairytale forest, see the fisherman cabin (rorbu) and boathouse. Visit Artscape Nordland outdoor gallery and the impressive sculpture “The man from the sea”. Enjoy a cup of coffee in the museum gift shop that offers books and locally produced craftswork. New exhibitions every summer.



Vinjesjøveien 31,
8470 Bø i Vesterålen


+47 76 15 40 00 /+47 474 68 564



Opening Hours

June 19–July 11: Tuesday–Sunday 11–16
July 12–August 1: Every day 10–16
August 3–September 1: Tuesday–Friday 11–16
Also open by appointment

Changes may occur

Admission Prices

Adult 50 NOK
Child (under 16 y.o.) Free
Groups p.p. 40 NOK (min. 10 ppl)

Guiding at the museum and at Føre burial site 100 NOK
Please book guiding min. one day in advance.


The white gold of the sea is still important. The fisherman must have that little extra, a sixth sense, about the weather and about the nature of the fish.

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