Region: Narvik Region

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Bryggefest Korsnes (18+)

Denne billetten gir inngang til Bryggefesten som starter kl 18.
18års aldersgrense

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Group ticket Narvik Museum 2024

Group ticket for 10 or more people

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Ticket Ballangen Museum

Admission for Ballangen Museum

Ballangen Museum

The rich geology- and mining history of the area, and the community that built it.

Carbide lantern

Carbide lantern with hook. It is a part of Ballangen Museums collection of historical objects.

Mining hammer

A mining hammer was a widely used tool in mining industry to chop rocks from the mountain.

Casting model

The casting model is a part of Ballangen Museum collection of historical objects from the vast mining history.

Alarm horn

Sums/alarm used at silo in Bjøkaasen Gruber A/S.

Power station

One of the larger objects at Ballangen Museum is part of the control panel from the Bjørkåsen power station.

Treasures in the mountains

Walk in the footsteps of the mining workers and history, and learn about the unique geology in the Narvik region.

Kjøpsvik Museum

The museum in Kjøpsvik cover mining and industrial history, cave finds, fish farming and household culture, war history and the school system.

Eternal moments

The photo exhibition “Eternal moments”gives insight to the photographer
Magdalene Norman’s life and experiences.

Korsnes museum

The venue at Korsnes is an old communication center located in an idyllic area.

Narvik Municipal Photo Collection

Narvik Museum manages the Narvik municipal photo collection consisting of around 215,000 photographs. Part of the collection is presented on digitaltmuseum.no.

Iron ore Locomotive El. 12

Did you know that Narvik Museum has its own electric iron ore locomotive? Learn more about the iron horse El. 12 and our plans.

Ekspedert podcast

Deep dive into the history of the Narvik region in our podcast Ekspedert.

Narvik Museum

The spectacular Ofotbanen railway and iron ore trains, Narvik city’s development and industry in addition to travelling exhibits.

Geobiking – Ebike tour in the footsteps of miners

Dive deep in the diverse history of nature and mining in Ballangen.

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Summer museums 2021

Museum summer! From Andenes to Å and inwards towards Narvik you will find us and the good stories. Welcome!

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Geobiking – In The Miner’s Footsteps

History + e-bike = true! On 5 July, our popular e-bike tours start from Ballangen Museum.

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El. 12 project

El. 12 – an iron horse from the Ofotbanen.

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New Home Page

Welcome to Museum Nord’s new website.

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Rainy weather = Museum weather

Take the opportunity to explore our museums.

City Biking

Join an e-bike tour in Narvik! Learn about the history of the industrial city from a bicycle seat.

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Cultural heritage days in Ballangen

Welcome to the open museum in Ballangen on Saturday 11 September from 11-15 September.

Christmas market at Narvik Museum

Welcome to the Christmas market with sales exhibitors at Narvik Museum on Saturday 4 December at 11-18. More info is coming.

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exhibitors for Christmas market

Do you make art, wool products, ceramics, food and more, and want to exhibit at Narvik Museum on 4 December?

Open museum

In connection with our neighbour Bamek’s 35th birthday, we open Ballangen Museum from 11-15. There is free entrance and stories for children at 1330. Welcome! Ps: Here there are opportunities […]

Web: Gamlenarvik.no

Take a deep dive into Narvik’s history.

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Train ride through Narvik

Narvik Museum’s electric locomotive is moving to permanent location.

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Joyful Christmas market in Narvik

On Saturday 4 December, a Christmas market was held at Narvik Museum.

For children and youths from the museums in Ofoten

Here you will find information about what offers the museums in Ofoten have for children and young people: museum visits, geo trips, podcasts, the cultural school bag.

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See the relocation of El. 12

In the autumn, the El. 12 locomotive set was moved to a permanent location outside Narvik Museum. Now you can see the whole operation here.

17 May 1904

The children’s parade in Narvik on 17 May 1904 passes Narvikgården led by the boys’ corps tambur.

Playful children, the Monument of Freedom, the 4th Corner

“Playful Children” is cast in bronze and made by Thorsen who participated with the sculpture at the Autumn Exhibition in 1963. Narvik municipality bought the sculpture in 1963, and it was placed in Byparken in 1965 pending the final design of the Peat Area.

Ole W. Lund

Ole W. Lund sits at the railway line at the intersection of Djupvik, where the railway stop ended about 8 km from Narvik.

Perssons Café

There were a lot of colourful personalities on the track. Most are forgotten, but some live on in history. Like “Persson by the Bridge.”

Train party

The family event at Narvik Museum is part of Arctic Kids. Visit our large ore locomotive and participate in activities in the garden.

Train party

The family event at Narvik Museum is part of Arctic Kids. Visit our large ore locomotive and participate in activities in the garden.

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Train party for families

Visit the museum’s large iron ore locomotive and participate in activities in the garden. The family event is part of Arctic Kids.

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Cultural Programme 2022

A new year is underway and we have planned a lot of exciting things for 2022. Explore our cultural programme and see if you can find something for you.

Winter festival at the museum

Welcome to 10 days of exciting stories, nostalgia and rallars, and a great atmosphere! Narvik Museum invites you to a winter party at the museum from 18-27 March.

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Visitor record and Arctic Kids in Narvik

Narvik Museum achieved a visitor record for the month of February. Join arctic kids train party on Thursday and Friday!

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Well blown Winter Party at the Museum

After two years of cancellations, Winter Festival Week in Narvik was finally held. 160 schoolchildren were given a tour of the museum, and VU artist Lotta Lampa was one of several drawcards!

Popular science lunch lecture – Gerhard Schøning 300 years

Come to lunch with Jon Framnes from Narvik Museum and Trond Blomlie from Ofoten Historielag. Ensemble Oscar plays Baroque music!

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Market research on Narvik Museum

Do you have a few minutes to respond to a market research survey about Narvik Museum?

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Living on the edge project

Living on the Edge will look at ecological shifts in the North Atlantic over time. The pre-project is funded by the NPA.

International Museum Day at Narvik Museum

Celebrate International Museum Day on May 16th with Narvik Museum with half price on all entrance tickets and extended opening hours.

The EvoCave

EvoCave is a research project exploring the caves in Kjøpsvik, to find out what the cave systems hide from past life and history.

Narvik 1900’s virtual expo

An exciting and innovative exhibition with a combination of traditional paintings, abstract paintings and digital art (Virtual reality).

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Training in registering objects

Prevalence of objects is one of several important tasks that museums have. This week there is training in Narvik.

Arctic Kids Mining Camp

Join Arctic Kids and visit Ballangen Museums mining camp 13 and 14 July at 12-14.

Night at the Museum

Do you dare to come to “Night at the Museum” at Ballangen Museum?

Christmas market at Narvik Museum

On December 3rd, the Christmas market at Narvik Museum will take place.
At the annual Christmas market at Narvik Museum you will find exciting sales exhibitors. You can find many of the Christmas gifts here. Maybe Santa will come?

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1000 stories

Immerse yourself in stories small and large from our museums, ranging from boat graves from the Viking Age to the construction of the Ofotbanen railway, and potato setting.

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NARVIK 1900’S VIRTUAL EXPO

Experience art and technology exhibition at Narvik Museum 4 to 11 June

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What happens this weekend?

There are several events and exhibitions waiting to visit this weekend!

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Activities for children

Our museums have various offers and activities for children and families with children this summer. Here are some tips for you who are with the family on vacation.

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War sailors // a traveling exhibition

War sailors // a traveling exhibition visits Narvik and Sortland in August and September. We meet eight people who were children and young people when the war turned them into war sailors.

The war sailors // a traveling exhibition in Narvik

Local opening Monday, March 15 August at 18pm at Rådhusplassen
War sailors // a traveling exhibition is a war sailor exhibition focusing on life after the war curated by people even on a voluntary basis in coastal communities along the entire Norwegian coast.

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Traveling exhibition in Narvik – Opening ceremony

The war sailors // a traveling exhibition is in Narvik. The exhibition will be at Rådhusplassen in Narvik until Sunday 21 August. From 21 August until Sunday 28 August it stands outside Narvik Museum.
Extended opening hours at Narvik Museum Monday 22nd to Friday 26th August. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Meeting about EvoCave in Kjøpsvik

Get to know the caves in Tysfjord and talk to the researchers in the Project EvoCave who are carrying out the excavation. On 13 September there will be a public meeting at Kjøpsvik Library and Cultural Centre.

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Cultural Heritage Days 2022

Bring your family and spend the Cultural Heritage Days 2022 at our museums. Here you will find an overview of events and programs.

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Cave research in Kjøpsvik

This autumn, the researchers in the EvoCave project conducted fieldwork in Kjøpsvik. The project started excavations in the caves in Kjøpsvik in 2021, and has now continued the fieldwork in September this year.

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Narvik Yearbook 2022 – Booklaunch

Launch of yearbook for Narvik 2022

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New roof at Kongsbakk farm

New roof at Kongsbakk farm! Our operations technician Håvard has this autumn changed the roof at Kongsbakk farm in Skjomen.

Gingerbread town at Narvik Museum

Gingerbread town at Narvik Museum We invite families with children, schools and kindergartens to contribute to our gingerbread town at Narvik Museum. It is open to submit contributions during November. […]

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Public meeting in Narvik about museum development

Wednesday 16. November there is an open public meeting in Narvik about museum development in Ofoten.

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Visitor numbers for 2022 set a record

After all the visitor numbers for October have been registered, we now have 250,000 visitors in Museum Nord. That’s a new record!

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Digitization project with the National Library

In collaboration with the National Library of Norway, Museum Nord is in the process of digitizing audio and video cassettes.

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Experience history digitally

Did you know that we have several digital offerings from our museums? Here we have collected some suggestions for digital material that you can delve into.

Open day at Ballangen Museum

Come and learn about the diverse mining history of the region. Free entry and activities for children.

Winter party at the museum

Winter party at the museum, with an art exhibition with this years VU-artist Bjørg-Elise Tuppen, and a café every day!

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Ofotbanen railway across

The Ofotbanen railway was arranged for the first time on Wednesday 18 January at Katterat Station, in collaboration with Arctic Train.

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VU-artist 2023

Introducing this VU-artist 2023 – Bjørg-Elise Tuppen! The exhibition opens on 17th of March with a vernissage and will be held at Narvik Museum until mid-August.

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gamlenarvik.no is 15 years

Narvik Museum’s digital encyclopedia celebrates its 15th anniversary. Gamlenarvik.no was established as a knowledge bank for local history where the public was invited to help collect history.

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Visit the museums during the winter holidays

The museums are ready to give you and your family a pleasant experience during the winter holidays.

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Meeting with the National Network for Museum Railways

Narvik Museum participated last week in a meeting with the national network for museum railways at the Norwegian Railway Museum in Hamar.

“Come Dance with Me!” Book launch of the history of dance in Narvik

After many years of working with documentation and photos, Fiona Jane Ellingsen has finally had the book “Come dance with me!” printed for sale. The book will be launched at […]

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Book launch: “Come dance with me!”

Book launch of the history of dance in Narvik: Fiona Ellingsen has written the book “Come Dance with Me!” about Narvik’s exciting dance history

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New strategy coming

Museum Nord’s current strategic plan is coming to an end, and we are in the process of working on a new strategic plan.

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Good visitor numbers in Narvik in February

Narvik Museum experiences increased visitor numbers for February compared to the last two normal years

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Phone photo workshop at Sortland

Phone photo workshop in Sortland: Several eager colleagues showed up to learn how best to use the mobile for photography

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Nordland Seminar 2023

On 15 and 16 March, the Nordland Seminar 2023 took place in Hamarøy. This year’s organizers were Nordlandsmuseet in collaboration with Árran – Julevsáme guovdásj / Lule Sami Center. The seminar was divided in two, with the first day at Árran on Drag, and day two at the Hamsun Centre at Presteid.

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Revision of preservation plan for private archives

This week there has been a working meeting in connection with the revision of the conservation plan for private archives in Nordland.

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Art workshop for children

Monday and Tuesday this week, Narvik Museum has held an art workshop for children in collaboration with artist Bjørg-Elise Tuppen. Two classes from Narvik Montesorri School have been able to visit Bjørg-Elise’s art exhibition that is currently on display at the museum, learn a little about the techniques the artist himself uses, and then try out the technique themselves.

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Exhibition opening: Children’s art at Narvik Museum

Thursday 20 April was the exhibition opening of the children’s art exhibition, which is the result of two art workshops Narvik Museum has had together with artist Bjørg-Elise Tuppen and two classes from Narvik Montesorri School.

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Lunch lecture at Narvik museum

Tuesday 16. In May, Trond Blomlie held a great lunch lecture for an engaged audience at Narvik Museum

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What role should the museum have in my community?

What role should the museum have in my community? This question was asked by participants in the Council meeting of Museum Nord.

Exhibition opening: The electrification of the Ofotbanen

Narvik Museum invites you to the official opening of a new part of our permanent exhibition.

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Podcast collaboration with Várdobáiki

The Ofoten/Narvik Museum department has started a collaboration with Várdobáiki at Evenskjer, where they will be involved in creating episodes for our podcast series “Ekspedert”.

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School visit weeks at Ballangen museum

School visit weeks at Ballangen Museum. Together with students from 7th grade in Narvik municipality, we explore the region’s unique geology and mining history.

Pier evening at Korsnes Museum

The boat M/B Peer Gynt is heading north from Bergen, and on June 29th it comes to the pier at Korsnes!

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Travel letter from “Peer Gynt”

The former merchant boat “Peer Gynt” is on its way up the Nordland coast, and will stop by both Korsnes and Narvik.

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Exhibition opening: “Electrification of the Ofotbanen railway”

On 22 June, Narvik Museum opened the new permanent exhibition “Electrification of the Ofotbanen”

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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. 

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Cozy pier evening at Korsnes Museum

On Thursday 29 June, a cozy pier evening was arranged at Korsnes Museum in Ofoten. The reason was that the former merchant boat Peer Gynt and its crew have travelled up the coast from their home port in Bergen all the way up to Korsnes.

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War History Bike Tour

War History Bike Tour: Narvik Museum invites you on an electric bike ride through the city’s history; The Ofoten Railway, the war years and the city’s industry and development.

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Summer in Ofoten

Summer in Ofoten: Your holiday is well underway, and if you drive the E6 through Ofoten you have the opportunity to visit several of our museums in the region!

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100th anniversary of the electrification of the Ofotbanen railway

July 10, 2023 is the 100th anniversary of the electrification of the Ofotbanen! The anniversary will be celebrated with an event at Katterat station on 8 September