Theme: Railway

“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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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.

17 May 1904

The children’s parade in Narvik on 17 May 1904 passes Narvikgården led by the boys’ corps tambur.

Christmas market at Narvik Museum

On 3 December, the Christmas market at Narvik Museum will take place.

Christmas market at Narvik Museum

Welcome to the Christmas market with sales exhibitors at Narvik Museum on Saturday 4 December at 11-18. More info is coming.

City Biking

Join an e-bike tour in Narvik! Learn about the history of the industrial city from a bicycle seat.

Cultural heritage days at Narvik Museum

On 10 September Narvik Museum invites you to a garden party.

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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.

Ekspedert

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

El. 12

Did you know that Narvik Museum has its own electric iron ore locomotive? Learn more about the iron horse El. 12 and our plans.

Gamlenarvik.no

Take a deep dive into Narvik’s history.

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Group ticket Narvik Museum

Group ticket for 10 or more people

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Joyful Christmas market in Narvik

On Saturday 4 December, a Christmas market was held at Narvik Museum.

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Life in Rombaksbotn

The community in Rombaksbotn was established when the second attempt to build the Ofotbanen railway started.

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LKAB’s digging bar

Digging bars and sledgehammers were important tools at the post-war high-tech iron ore handling facilities at LKAB.

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Market research on Narvik Museum

Do you have a few minutes to respond to a market research survey about Narvik Museum?

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NARVIK 1900’S VIRTUAL EXPO

Experience art and technology exhibition at Narvik Museum 4 to 11 June

Narvik 1900’s virtual expo

An exciting and innovative exhibition with a combination of traditional paintings, abstract paintings and digital art (Virtual reality).

Narvik Municipal Photo Collection

Narvik Museum manages the Narvik municipal photo collection consisting of around 215,000 photographs. Part of the collection is presented on digitaltmuseum.no.

Narvik Museum

The spectacular Ofotbanen railway and iron ore trains, Narvik city’s development and industry in addition to travelling exhibits.

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Norddalsbrua

Ofotbanen’s most spectacular cultural heritage site.

Offers for children and young people at 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.

Ole W. Lund

Ole W. Lund sits at the railway line at the intersection of Djupvik, where the railway stop ended about 8 km from Narvik.

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Opening of the Ofotbanen railway

On 15 November 1902, the Norwegian Ofotbanen railway was connected to the Swedish Malmbanan on the National Border. The following summer there was a tablecloth for a feast dinner and a royal visit.

Perssons Café

There were a lot of colourful personalities on the track. Most are forgotten, but some live on in history. Like “Persson by the Bridge.”

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Rainy weather = Museum weather

Take the opportunity to explore our museums.

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Sales exhibitors for Christmas market in Narvik

Do you make art, wool products, ceramics, food and more, and want to exhibit at Narvik Museum on 4 December?

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See the relocation of El. 12

In the autumn, the El. 12 locomotive set was moved to a permanent location outside Narvik Museum. Now you can see the whole operation here.

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Ski train

The ski train had its heyday in the 1930s, 50s, 60s and 1970s with fully loaded trains up to and down from Bjørnfjell from Narvik station.

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Summer museums

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

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The House on the rock

Before it became a museum, the venerable brick building was used for something completely different. Narvik Museum’s magnificent building has a unique story to tell.

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The locomotive “Ofoten”

The locomotive “Ofoten” was the first on the Ofotbanen line and belonged to The Swedish and Norwegian Railway Company Ltd.

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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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Tickets to Narvik Museum

Ticket to Narvik Museum.

Train party

The family event at Narvik Museum is part of Arctic Kids. Visit our large ore locomotive and participate in activities in the garden.

Train party

The family event at Narvik Museum is part of Arctic Kids. Visit our large ore locomotive and participate in activities in the garden.

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Train party for families

Visit the museum’s large iron ore locomotive and participate in activities in the garden. The family event is part of Arctic Kids.

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Train ride through Narvik

Narvik Museum’s electric locomotive is moving to permanent location.

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Visitor record and Arctic Kids in Narvik

Narvik Museum achieved a visitor record for the month of February. Join arctic kids train party on Thursday and Friday!

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Water Tower at Rombak

When the Ofotbanen railway was built, water towers were needed to provide water for the locomotives in winter. Water towers were built at Straumsnes, Rombak and Katterat.

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Well blown Winter Party at the Museum

After two years of cancellations, Winter Festival Week in Narvik was finally held. 160 schoolchildren were given a tour of the museum, and VU artist Lotta Lampa was one of several drawcards!

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What happens this weekend?

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

Winter festival at the museum

Welcome to 10 days of exciting stories, nostalgia and rallars, and a great atmosphere! Narvik Museum invites you to a winter party at the museum from 18-27 March.

World Museum Day at Narvik Museum

Celebrate World Museum Day in team up with Narvik Museum.