Korsnes museum

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Korsnes museum

Museum Nord – Divtasvoudna/Tysfjord, Korsnes is located in an idyllic area with white beaches and lush landscape 6 km from the ferry quay at Bognes. The venue is an old communications center; here was a trading post, post office, telegraph and damship call. The buildings dates from the 1700s and 1900s.

In the old barn you get to know the cheerful and strong-willed photographer Magdalene Norman from Korsnes, who returned to her childhood home in adulthood and worked at the communications center.

On the neighboring farm Leiknes, just a short hike from Korsnes, is a famous rock art field from the Old Stone Age which is 8000–10 000 years old.

Contact

Address:

Korsnes

Telephone:

+47 76 96 96 50/+47 902 81 718

Email:

narvik@museumnord.no

Opening Hours

Opens on request

Admission Prices

Adults 50 NOK
Student/seniors 40 NOK
Groups (min. 10 persons) 40 NOK per person
Children between 6 and 16 years 25 NOK
Children under 6 years: Free
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) 125 NOK

Ofoten annual card 150 NOK
Valid at all our museums in the Ofoten region

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The photo exhibition “Eternal moments” gives insight to the photographer Magdalene Norman’s life and experiences. Magdalene was born and raised in Korsnes. People who remember her tell of a cheerful and strong-willed lady, and a love for companionship with good friends.  She established herself as a photographer in the early 20th century. In 1906 she traveled to the United States, but returned to Norway in 1909 due to tuberculosis. Here she worked as a photographer in Harstad and had studios in Andenes, Kjøpsvik and Korsnes. From 1918 she lived in Larvik with her friend Aagot […]

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