Region: Narvik Region

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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.

17 May 1904

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

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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.

Arctic Kids Mining Camp

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

Ballangen Museum

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

Casting model

The wooden support model is painted as a product. It’s made of a ring that goes out into a spout. The spout itself has a boner that goes 90 degrees […]

Christmas market at Narvik Museum

On 3 December, the Christmas market at Narvik Museum will take place.

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.

City Biking

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

Cultural heritage days at Ballangen Museum

In connection with the cultural heritage days, it is open day at Ballangen Museum on 3 September.

Cultural heritage days at Narvik Museum

On 10 September Narvik Museum invites you to a garden party.

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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.

Ekspedert

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

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.

Eternal moments

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

EvoCave

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

Gamlenarvik.no

Take a deep dive into Narvik’s history.

Geobiking – Ebike tour in the footsteps of miners

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

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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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Group Ticket Ballangen Museum

Group ticket for 10 or more people to Ballangen Museum

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Group ticket Narvik Museum

Group ticket for 10 or more people

hammer

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

horn

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

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Joyful Christmas market in Narvik

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

Kjøpsvik Museum

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

Korsnes museum

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

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Living on the edge

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

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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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NARVIK 1900’S VIRTUAL EXPO

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

Narvik 1900’s virtual expo

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

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.

Narvik Museum

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

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New Home Page

Welcome to Museum Nord’s new website.

Night at the Museum

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

Offers for children and young people at 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.

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.

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 […]

Operations manager for the museums in Ofoten

Operations Manager Ofoten

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.”

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.

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!

Power station

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

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Rainy weather = Museum weather

Take the opportunity to explore our museums.

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Sales exhibitors for Christmas market in Narvik

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

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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.

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Summer museums

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

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Ticket Ballangen Museum

Admission for Ballangen Museum

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Tickets to Narvik Museum

Ticket to Narvik Museum.

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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Train ride through Narvik

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

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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.

Treasures in the mountains

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

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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!

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What happens this weekend?

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

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.

World Museum Day at Narvik Museum

Celebrate World Museum Day in team up with Narvik Museum.