SILENT FILM in historic surroundings
Come and see the silent film PAN in Melbu community centre. Light refreshments and music at Melbo Manor.
History workshop with GaiaVesterålen in Øksnes
Join us in influencing what will be shown on the large model of Vesterålen, in a workshop at Øksnes Museum!
Visit the Hurtigruten Museum during the winter holidays
Welcome to a winter holiday filled with many exciting activities. Bring your family to visit!
Coordinator exhibition renewal
Are you young and newly educated, is structured, thinks strategically, likes to work with others, is willing to travel and is passionate about making our museums ready for the future? Look at us!
A monument to Norway’s Transport history: Visit the bridge, engine room and cabins on the Finnmarken express route (1956) in its iconic barley. Feel the atmosphere in the lounges from the steamship Finmarken (1912). Activities for children and families. Hurtigruta’s importance is told in modern exhibitions. Food and drinks are served in the dining room anno 1956. Welcome aboard!
Neptun Herring Oil Factory
A piece of northern Norway’s industrial history. The country’s most modern herring oil factory when it was established in 1910. Cooperation with the occupying forces during World War II and predation on nature is part of Neptun’s exciting history. Protected by the National Heritage Board as a technical-industrial cultural monument.
Great-grandmother’s perennials of our time
Lecture with Mari Marstein: “Great-grandmother’s perennials in our time. Look at the old garden plants with a new look!”
Book launch and two talks on World War II in the north
Lecture with Åsa Elstad and Baard H. Borge on the occasion of the launch of the three-volume work on World War II in the north – the first overall presentation of the war in the region.
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Joint meeting of the museums in Nordland
From 21 to 22 September, Helgeland Museum, Nordland Museum and Museum Nord gathered for the annual joint meeting of the museums in Nordland. New this year is that the Árran Julevsáme guovdásj/Lule Sami Center, the Norwegian Aviation Museum and the Narvik Centre also participated.
From quiet farm to a small industrialized city within a few decades (1890–1920). The businessman and landowner Chr. Frederiksen was in the center of the activities. Visit the mansion that has been restored to it´s former glory.
Introducing the first version of the Vesteråls model
GaiaVesterålen and Sortland Museum invite you to view the first prototype model of Vesterålen, the model deals with Øksnes and parts of Andøy. The work is part of the research project in GaiaVesterålen.
Risøyrenna 100 years
Risøyrenna is 100 years old this year. Here is the programme for the anniversary celebrations at Stokmarknes on 25 June.
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Norway leads record-breaking climate project
The EU is now giving NOK 270 million to a research project that will improve the districts’ ability to deal with climate change. The Resist climate project is led by SINTEF, and is the largest EU award for a Norwegian-led climate project ever.
Hurtigruten in the war
During World War II, the Hurtigruten route became a war zone where many Vesterålings were also affected. At the same time, the population along the coast was even more dependent than before on Hurtigruten for freight and necessary travel. As many as fourteen Hurtigruten ships were sunk in the period 1940-45, in addition to three “replacement express routes.
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.
Festive evening: Sortland in the 70s
Sortland Museum and Sortland Library invite you to a FEST EVENING about Sortland in the 70s with lectures, pictures, stories, food and music!
War sailors from the north – lecture with author Roger Albrigtsen
Welcome to a lecture with Roger Albrigtsen about his book series “War sailors from the north”, a strong depiction of the brutal reality of the war sailors during World War II.
Stolen years: Children in the North during WW2
Stolen years: Children in the north during World War 2 tells about children’s fates and everyday life in the north during the war, and can be visited at Sortland museum in May/June 2023.
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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.
HURTIGRUTEN MUSEUM OPENS ON 28 AUGUST
Culture Minister Abid Raja makes the official opening of the new Hurtigruten Museum at Stokmarknes. The opening takes place on Saturday 28 August at 14.00.
Hurtigruten Museum 1 year
We invite you to a family day in connection with the 1-year celebration of the Hurtigruten Museum. There will be activities for children, discounted tickets for families, coffee and cake.
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 mast spire of the jekta Fremad
Once the Jekta Fremad sailed up and down the coast between Breistrand and Bergen, building prosperity and trade relations. The mast spire from Breistrand bears witness to a bygone era
GAIA: Fixing Workshop – free course in clothing repair
Do you have clothes that need repairing but aren’t sure where to start? 🧥🪡🤔 Then this course is for you! Sortlands Husflidslag, Sortland Museum, Sortland Library, and GaiaVesterålen invite you […]
Experience the history of Bø through objects and exhibitions, coastal culture and the authorship of Regine Normann, boathouse and rorbu. Fairytale forest for children. Artscape Nordland and outdoor gallery nearby. Museum gift shop. The man from the sea and the open-air gallery. Museum shop.