Theme: Community

Open day at Ballangen Museum

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

Cinnamon Roll Day in Å 2023

Cinnamon Roll Day in Å 2023

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Lofoten Conference 2023

Lofoten Conference 2023.

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A rare photo from 1945

A rare picture of Ukrainian refugees in Svolvær in 1945.

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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”.

Recycling workshop – Make a doll out of your “pairless” sock!

Do you have socks without a pair? We’ll show you how to recycle your pairless socks and make something fun. Bring your socks and we’ll take care of the rest!

You can attend the workshop by purchasing a museum ticket. 

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Drawing workshop at Espolin Gallery

Gallery Espolin has invited comic artists Judith Vanistendael and Eva Hilhorst to present their project and hold a drawing workshop on Saturday during Lofoten Art Open!

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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.

Lys Levende Kabelvåg – evening open galleries and workshops

Invite your family, friends or colleagues to a unique art experience in the dark period, with galleries open in the evening and workshop outlets in Kabelvåg. Grab a flashlight, headlamp, reflector – and wander from place to place!

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Coastal Memory Fort project

The Coastal Memory Fort project is looking at how to restore Paimogo Fort in Lourinhã, Portugal.

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many new records in 2023!

With 119,162 visitors to Lofotr Viking Museum, all visitor records were broken in 2023. The summer season was already very positive, and many tourists came to Borg to visit the museum from all over the world. Although it was expected to exceed the visitor count from 2019, namely 104,614, at the end of the year the number of visitors still far exceeded expectations.

Ord i spor- Kven People’s Day

Vinterfestuka and Ord i Spor: Join us in marking Kven People’s Day, and learn more about Kven history and culture

The baking season has started

A historic food experience in a preserved, traditional fishing village. The baking season starts on 01.06.2024 in the bakery at Å. What’s better than a handmade cinnamon roll baked in […]

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SKREI pilot at Lofotr Viking Museum

On 15 May, the film people in Lofoten Film Collective and exhibition coordinator for SKREI were at Lofotr Viking Museum to film scenes for a pilot. 

Korsnes museum

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

Bø Museum

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.

The Museum Café

Delicious baked goods, fresh, from the old stone oven. Fill your stomach with goodies as the senses take in the story in the fishing village at the end of the road.

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Rainy weather = Museum weather

Take the opportunity to explore our museums.

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lectures at bø museum

Welcome to a lecture with Lill-Karin Elvestad, journalist and author from Troms 29 September at 18.00.

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Stories from Lofoten War Memorial Museum

An introduction to stories from Lofoten War Memorial Museum. Take a deep dive back into gripping stories from World War II.

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Alf Ragnar Nielssen’s book Sami past in Lofoten is launched in Moskenes, Vestvågøy and Vågan as part of the celebrations around the Sami national day