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.
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.
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.
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.
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!”
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Lectures at Bø Museum
Welcome to a lecture with Lill-Karin Elvestad, journalist and author from Troms. She tells about the restoration work she is doing at Elvestad farm in Malangen: GAMMELSTUA – IS THERE […]
Night at the Factory
Welcome to an eerie and fun evening at Kulturfabrikken – on Halloween itself! 👻There will be dress-up and activities for children of all ages.
The importance of the sea in the North, the vulnerable eco system in the ocean and the consequences of marine pollution and pollution in general. Aimed at
children and young people.
Alsvåggården, farmhouse with over 450 years of history. Øksnes; from the Stone Age to the high-tech fishing village Myre. Post office and trading post, enjoy your coffee in historic surroundings.
War Sailors // a travelling exhibition at Sortland Museum
Experience Krigsseilere // a travelling exhibition outside Kulturfabrikken and Sortland Museum from 31 August to 22 September.
Sami Place Names – Lecture with Johan Borgos
Lecture with Johan Borgos about Sami place names in the region, and their significance for Sami identity.
SILENT FILM in historic surroundings
Come and see the silent film PAN in Melbu community centre. Light refreshments and music at Melbo Manor.
About Ǫmð and northernmost Hálogaland
The name Ǫmð has been associated with areas in the far north of Nordland, and parts of Troms. Archaeologist and Professor Reidar Bertelsen explains his theory of a more detailed location and explanation of the name.
The skipper family Bruun on Børøya
Welcome to a lecture with Åsa Elstad about the Bruun skipper family on Børøya and the treasures they left behind.