The Museums of the Norwegian Coastal Administration

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The Museums of the Norwegian Coastal Administration

The Museums of the Norwegian Coastal Administration is the agency museum of the Norwegian Coastal Administration. Museum Nord represents Region Nordland. The Lofoten Museum and Andøy Museum, which work with lighthouse and harbour history, are particularly represented. Conservator Kristine Moltu is responsible for following up the museum work in The Museums of the Norwegian Coastal Administration.

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News

EXHIBITION OPENed IN LOFOTEN

Now you can experience a new exhibition at Gallery Espolin! On Saturday 2 March there was the opening of the art exhibition “SEARCHING FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT – FROM SHADOWS TO BEACONS” in collaboration with the Norwegian Coastal Administration Museum. The exhibition, which deals with the lighthouse’s 200-year history, was opened by Emma Gunnarsson from the North Cape Museum. It runs until May 26.

The Museums of the Norwegian Coastal Administration publishes a book about breakwaters

The Museums of the Norwegian Coastal Administration publishes a book about breakwaters. The book “Molo” takes the reader on a journey along the entire Norwegian coast.

The Norwegian Coastal Administration Museum’s summer cruise 2023

Throughout the month of June, the Norwegian Coastal Administration Museum has carried out this year’s summer cruise with the museum ship MS Gamle Oksøy. The cruise has sailed along almost the entire Norwegian coast from Kristiansand to Gamvik, and back to Kristiansand, where Gamle Oksøy has its home port. 

The Norwegian Coastal Administration Museum on a study trip to Bretagne

On 16 April, the Norwegian Coastal Administration Museum went on a week-long study trip to Brittany in France. This is an area with a high density of lighthouses. The aim of the trip was to learn more about the French cultural heritage management of the lighthouses and how the lighthouse history is conveyed there.

Oil fence turns 50

Norwegian oil spill protection celebrates 50 years. The Museum of the Norwegian Costal Administration marks this with sailing along the Norwegian coast this summer. On 21 June the boat Gamle Oksøy visits Sortland.

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Kristine Moltu

Conservator