Lofoten War Memorial Museum

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Lofoten War Memorial Museum

Lofoten War Memorial Museum has Norways larges exhibition of uniforms and smaller objects from WW2. The museum shows you a balanced picture from this dramatic period during 1940–1945. The museum has many rare and never before published pictures from the war. Many of the soldiers that took part in the battle around Narvik came from Lofoten. The invaders were the elite specialforces and best trained soldiers in the world – The German alpinhunters – Gebirgsjäger. Norway gave up summer 1940 and was occupied for five years. The worlds first raid was in Lofoten on March 4 1941. English forces came with seven ships and took more than 200 prisoners and 300 civillians with them back to England.

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Fiskergata 11,
8300 Svolvær


+47 917 30 328 /+47 76 15 40 00



Opening Hours

1 January–31 December: Daily 18.30–22.15
Closed on Christmas eve

1 June–30 September
Monday–Friday 10–16
Saturday–Sunday 11–15
Every day 18.30–22.15

Visit outside opening hours can be booked
at +47 917 30 328

Admission Prices

Adult 120 NOK
Child (age 7–15) 50 NOK
Group price by appointment