Theme: Maritime Resources

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Ticket Hurtigruten Museum

Ticket to the Hurtigruten Museum

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Tickets Sortland Museum

Entry tickets for Sortland Museum.

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Group Tickets Hurtigruten Museum

Group ticket for 10 or more people

Fish from Lofoten

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

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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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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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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.

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 2023

Old Fashioned Christmas 2023

Hurtigruten 130th anniversary

The 130th anniversary is just around the corner: – Hope as many as possible will celebrate with us!

Ekspedert podcast

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

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.

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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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Fishing and sea capture in the viking age

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

First prototype for GaiaVesterålen

Visit the first prototype to GaiaVesterålen at Øksnes museum in the summer of 2023.

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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.

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Visit the museums during the winter holidays

The museums are ready to give you and your family a pleasant experience during the winter holidays.

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.

Sortland Museum

The importance of the oceans in the north, the vulnerable marine ecosystem and the consequences of marine litter and pollution as topics. The exhibitions are aimed at children and young people.

Seabed Exhibition

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.

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Summer guests at Andøy museum

Hot days at Andenes and this years first museum visitors.

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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.

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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.

Visit the Hurtigruten Museum during the winter holidays

Welcome to a winter holiday filled with many exciting activities. Bring your family to visit!

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Sparebankstiftelsen DNB supports sKrei

The DNB Savings Bank Foundation supports SKREI with millions of dollars. This is a recognition, says the director of Museum Nord.

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!

Seabed Digital English

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

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Rainy weather = Museum weather

Take the opportunity to explore our museums.

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

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

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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History of Lofoten

Lofoten’s history is a story about fish. The population has harvested resources from the sea all year round, while many have also run small farms. But it is the seasonal fishing for skrei that has had the greatest impact on life here along the coast.

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New exhibition about the world’s largest cold-water coral reef

For many, corals are associated with South Sea islands and palm trees. But there are also coral reefs along the coast of Norway. This is what the audience learns in the new exhibition of the Lofoten Aquarium.

Øksnes Museum

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

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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Theatre at Å

The Norwegian Fishermen’s Museum plays theater in July.

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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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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!

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SKREI Research Center

SKREI Research Center (SRC) is a three-year project to create an infrastructure that coordinates international, interdisciplinary research and knowledge about topics related to the Arctic cod.

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GaiaVesterålen collects history of Vesterålen 

Four out of five workshops for the local population have now been conducted to collect the story of Vesterålen. How will the work continue in the future?

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All “skrei” is cod, but not all cod is “skrei”

All skrei is cod, but not all cod is skrei. What exactly is skrei?

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.

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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!

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Hurtigruten Museum honored with international award

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

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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.

100th anniversary of Risøyrenna

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

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Experience history digitally

Did you know that we have several digital offerings from our museums? Here we have collected some suggestions for digital material that you can delve into.

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.

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Landscape architects and basic tests of the ground

There are many tasks to be solved before SKREI can open in 2026. Among these is landscape planning – i.e. what the landscape around SKREI and now especially the Otolith should look like. What can we preserve of trees, rocks and landscape formations? Landscape architects and sample excavation are important tools.

Meet our seals

Seal feeding is on the programme twice a day at the Lofoten Aquarium.

The Bakery at Å

The world’s best cinnamon rolls and baked goods?

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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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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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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.

Fishing in Vaterfjorden

Lofoten fishing in Vaterfjorden ca. 1890.

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The herring girl’s strike at Melbu harbour

The herring girls of Melbu harbour went on spontanious strike in 1915

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Materials for reuse from former våganheimen

Old Våganheimen will be demolished in connection with the start-up of SKREI. On this occasion, Skrei Eiendom wants to give stakeholders in the local community the opportunity to reuse some of the materials from the buildings that will be demolished.

Learn about aquaculture

At the Lofoten Aquarium we have a viewing facility for Norwegian aquaculture.

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Summertime at Storvågan

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

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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.

Summer-Melbu

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

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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.

The Bakery opens at the Norwegian Fishing Village Museum in Å

BAKERY at Å opens for 2023

Do you want to contribute as a volunteer?

Contribute as a volunteer by catching fish and benthic animals that can be donated to the Lofoten Aquarium.