Theme: Costal Culture

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Ticket Hurtigruten Museum

Ticket to the Hurtigruten Museum

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Bryggefest Korsnes (18+)

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

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Tickets Sortland Museum

Entry tickets for Sortland Museum.

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Group ticket to Jennestad Trading Post

Group ticket to Jennestad Trading Post

This ticket is for groups of 10 people or more.

See opening hours HERE

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Group ticket and guiding at Øksnes Museum

GROUP TICKET and guiding at ØKSNES MUSEUM

This ticket includes entrance at the museum and a guiding with a museum guide. For groups of 10 or more.

Opening hours: Click HERE

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Group ticket to Bø Museum

ENTRANCE TICKET TO BØ MUSEUM for groups of minimum 10 persons

40 NOK per person

Opening hours: CLICK HERE

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Ticket to Bø Museum

Entrance ticket to Bø Museum

Opening hours: CLICK HERE

 

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Group Tickets Hurtigruten Museum

Group ticket for 10 or more people

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Ticket, Andøy Museum

Ticket for adults to the Andøy museum (Entrance for children under 16 is free)

A ticket is valid for one day, the day it is used.

Includes the Polar Museum, the Island Museum and the Fishing Museum.

Please click HERE to see our opening hours.

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.

Ekspedert podcast

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

Sortland Museum

3d modell Vesterålen

The Espolin Gallery

Master of Norwegian art. Immerse yourself in artist Kaare Espolin Johnson’s expressive power and explore the life and destiny of coastal people.

Thor Erdahl Imprint 1971–2021

In the exhibition shown at Galleri Espolin, Thor presents a selection of images from his graphic production over fifty years.

Hurtigruten Museum

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!

Melbo Manor

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.

Andøy Museum

Climb the stairs of the tall cast iron tower of Andenes lighthouse. Exhibition on the harbor development. Also exhibition: Life of a Polar hunter.

Lofoten coffin

The white gold of the sea is still important. The fisherman must have that little extra, a sixth sense, about the weather and about the nature of the fish.

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.

Øksnes Museum

Visit Øksnes Museum, take a tour through the beautiful farmhouse Alsvåggården and enjoy a coffee in historic surroundings.

Jennestad Trading Post

Time has stood still since the closure of the store in the pier in 1982. Step up and experience a bygone era in the general store.

Lofoten Museum

Get to know the history of the Lofoten fisheries at one of the best-preserved manor houses in the region, with authentic fishermans cabins, traditional wooden boats and a historic garden.

Lofoten Aquarium

An encounter with life in the Lofoten Sea. Cod, halibut, crabs, saithe and haddock – these and many more you will meet in the aquarium. Feeding seals and otters at fixed times. Café.

Fish from Lofoten

At Lofotakvariet you will see both large and small animals found in our sea areas.

Skaftnes Farm

The farm consists of a farmhouse, barn, dock and boathouse. The buildings are open to visitors and a skilled guide is available. Learn about fishermen and farmers who lived between the sea and a somewhat barren soil around 1900–1940.

Gammelbutikken – Gifts & useful things

A new sweater, a practical southwest or a bag of tea from Lofoten? In Gammelbutikken (open all year) and suvenirbutikken (summer open) by the parking lot, the selection is large and exciting for most people.

Norwegian Fishing Village Museum

One of Norway’s best preserved and complete fishing villages. Visit various buildings; including boathouse, cod liver oil factory, husmansstua. Main theme: life in the fishing village 1840–1960 and the development of the Lofoten fishery over the past 250 years. Shop and summer café.

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Exhibition opening at the Espolin gallery

The artist Thor Erdahl is this summer’s guest exhibitor at the Espolin Gallery! Welcome to the exhibition opening on Saturday 26 June at 14.00.

Seabed Digital English

Seabed Digital is based on the exhibition Seabed where through videos one learns facts about the sea and fun exercises.

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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Summer museums 2021

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

The Bakery at Å

The world’s best cinnamon rolls and baked goods?

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Summertime at Storvågan

Join seal and otter feeding and much more at Lofotakvariet this summer.

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Opening of Thor Erdahl’s exhibition

Opening of Thor Erdahl’s exhibition “Imprint 1971-2021” at the Espolin Gallery.

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SKREI Stories: A HISTORY OF CONNECTEDNESS

Visit our online exhibition about the past, the present and the future of the Atlantic Cod.

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Cine project

SEE THE PAST, IMAGINE THE FUTURE

Connected Culture and Natural Heritage in a Northern Environment

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SKREI

SKREI will be a centre for knowledge and experiences related to the Lofoten fishery and Norway’s most important fish. SKREI extends beyond the confines of a traditional museum.

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The new Hurtigruten Museum

The new Hurtigruten Museum is our most relevant project. The museum opened on 28 August 2021.

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Summer guests at Andøy museum

Hot days at Andenes and this years first museum visitors.

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Rainy weather = Museum weather

Take the opportunity to explore our museums.

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Theatre at Å

The Norwegian Fishermen’s Museum plays theater in July.

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Hurtigruten Museum opens 28 August

Culture Minister Abid Raja is making the official opening of the new Hurtigruten Museum at Stokmarknes. The opening takes place on Saturday 28 August at 14.00.

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.

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Open Hurtigruten Museum

Remember to sign up for a tour of the Hurtigruten Museum on 27 August!

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 […]

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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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The Medal for Outstanding Civic Achievement, a Rescuer Is Honored

Torstein Reinholdtsen rescued dozens of people at sea

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Hurtigruten Museum honored with international award

The Hurtigruten Museum is honored with the International Steel Design Awards.

Film: Espolin’s Life and Work

Get to know Kaare Espolin Johnson’s art and practice through the film “It was always a longing”

Web: Gamlenarvik.no

Take a deep dive into Narvik’s history.

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Skrei Fisheries in Lofoten

Skreifisket in Lofoten dates back to the Stone Age. In prehistoric times, fishermen also came from settlements far away from the Lofoten Sea, to participate in the rich fishing and to bring stockfish home.

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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The last classic Hurtigruten ship

MS Finnmarken – the last classic hurtigruten ship

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Depth gauge from M/S Skogøy

This is a depth gauge that was on board M/S Skogøy which ran on a route between Narvik and Svolvær. It is part of Narvik Museums collection.

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Start-up meeting SKREI

In the autumn of 2021 SKREI received funding in the national budget and public funding was in place. On Friday 21 January, the first official working meeting was held in Kabelvåg.

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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.

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ALF RAGNAR NIELSSEN: Book launch

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

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Fishing and sea capture in the viking age

Dissemination text on fishing and sea hunting in the Viking Age.

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The Ofotbanen Railway

The 43 kilometre long railway line from Narvik to riksgrensen is a continuous series of cultural-historical treats interspersed with beautiful scenery and dizzying views.

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Millon Kroner Donation for SKREI

Million gift for SKREI from SpareBank1 Nord-Norge.

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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.

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.

Vágar, middle age town and an urban fishing village in Lofoten

Manuscript for Nordland County Encyclopedia and Håløygminne April 2022 by Reidar Bertelsen.

Coastal Day in Storvågan

Activities for big and small at The Lofoten Museum, Lofoten Aquarium and The Espolin Gallery. Free entry!

Bakery opens at Norwegian Fishing Village Museum in Å

Bakery opens at Norwegian Fishing Village Museum in Å

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Living on the Edge pre-project

The pre-project Living on the Edge is coming to an end. If you are a cultural institution or institute of marine research and are interested in a full project – feel free to contact us!

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Have you planted the potato?

At Innlandet it was quite common to put a potato variety called Fangen, named after Stener August Fangen. Is the potato variety still present?

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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.

Oil fence turns 50

Gamle Oksøy visits Sortland on 21 June at 13-17 June, as part of the 50th anniversary of the oil conservation.

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Oil fence turns 50

Norwegian oil spill protection celebrates 50 years. The Museum of the Norwegian Costal Administration marks this with sailing along the Norwegian coast this summer. On 21 June the boat Gamle Oksøy visits Sortland.

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What happens this weekend?

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

Summer-Melbu

Head to Sommer-Melbu 1st to 10th July and take part in activities, lectures and cultural events.

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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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Daily program at Lofoten aquarium this summer

The Lofoten Aquarium has a lot of exciting things to offer this summer. Plan your visit with the daily program at Lofoten Aquarium.

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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Risøyrenna 100 years

Risøyrenna is 100 years old this year. Here is the programme for the anniversary celebrations at Stokmarknes on 25 June. Welcome aboard!

100th anniversary of Risøyrenna

Welcome to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of risøyrenna in Risøyhamn on 25 June.

Summer opening at Øksnes Museum

Øksnes Museum opens for the summer season 28 June, and is open Tuesday–Sunday from 11–16 up to 7 August.

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Project Manager for SKREI

Museum Nord is pleased to announce that Jens-Henrik Andersen will be project manager for SKREI – a historical focus on the story of the cod.

JOHN SAVIO // ESPOLIN

Art exhibition June 11th–August 14th. This summer, Galleri Espolin presents graphic works by John Savio (1902–1938) alongside Kaare Espolin Johnson’s works.

Reginedagan

Head to Bø in Vesterålen from 22 to 31 July and take part in activities, lectures and cultural events. 

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two new seals at lofoten aquarium

It is with great pleasure that we can welcome two beautiful seal cubs in the Lofoten Aquarium. There are great things when new seal cubs arrive, and we look forward to following their journey further and crossing all fingers for them to make it. 

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Andenes Lighthouse

Andenes lighthouse was completed in 1859 and is one of Norway’s tallest lighthouses. If you visit the lighthouse, it is possible to go all the way up to the top to see the amazing views.

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.

Old-fashioned Christmas at Å

Old-fashioned Christmas at Å

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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.

Cultural heritage days at the Lofoten Museum

Two days of courses and demonstrations on crafts and traditional food!

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.

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Revision of private archives in Vesterålen

Together with the Archives in Nordland, Jaroslav Bogomolov, is carrying out an revision of private archives in Vesterålen this week.

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million gift to SKREI

On Wednesday 28 September, Bent Eriksen handed over a gift of millions to the SKREI project and Museum Nord by director Geir Are Johansen.

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Exhibition opening and several talks

This week there will be an exhibition opening and several lectures. A highlight is the opening of the exhibition Bæsj – Portalen til fortiden at Bø Museum.

Lecture with Johan Borgos

Johan Borgos gives a lecture on Sami place names in Vesterålen.

Sami Place Names – Lecture with Johan Borgos

Lecture with Johan Borgos about Sami place names in the region, and their significance for Sami identity.

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Autumn holiday at the museums

Visit our museums during the autumn holidays! There are several autumn holiday activities at the museums this week – both for young and old.