Sortland Museum

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Sortland Museum

Changing exhibitions in a modern cultural house.

SORTLAND MUSEUM IS LOCATED inside Kulturfabrikken (The Cultural Factory) in the center of Sortland.
The museum shows the exhibitions “Seabed” and the first prototype from GaiaVesterålen.

Inside the museum you’ll find a small museum shop that sells books and local merchandise. A café, movie theatre and library is also part of the Cultural house, and can be found right outside the museum.



Strandgata 1,
8400 Sortland


+47 975 65 108


Opening Hours

Tuesday–Saturday 11–15

Closed during Christmas holiday.

Admission Prices

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

People inside a room


First prototype for GaiaVesterålen

Visit the first prototype to GaiaVesterålen at Sortland Museum in the summer of 2022.

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Our Struggle

Our struggle – the history of the Labor Movement in Vesterålen.

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Seabed exhibition

Seabed Exhibition

Seabed talks about the importance of the sea in the north, the vulnerable ecosystem in the ocean and the consequences of marine litter and pollution that are the subject of the exhibition.

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Seabed exhibition

Seabed Digital English

Seabed Digital is based on the exhibition Seabed where through videos one learns facts about the sea and fun exercises.

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GaiaVesterålen is a research and technology initiative that aims to create more environmentally friendly and sustainable communities.