Theme: Shipping

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.

“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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1,000 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.

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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.

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.

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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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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.

Ekspedert

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

First prototype for GaiaVesterålen

Visit the first prototype to GaiaVesterålen at Sortland Museum in the summer of 2022.

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GaiaVesterålen

GaiaVesterålen is a research and technology initiative that aims to create more environmentally friendly and sustainable communities.

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!

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Hurtigruten Museum opens on 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.

Korsnes museum

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

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Living on the edge

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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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!

Lofoten Aquarium

Meet the arctic cod and other species of the Lofoten sea. Feeding of seal and otters.

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.

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.

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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Rainy weather = Museum weather

Take the opportunity to explore our museums.

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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.

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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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Summer guests at Andenes

Hot days at Andenes and this years first museum visitors.

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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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Summertime at Storvågan

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

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The last classic Hurtigruten ship

MS Finnmarken – the last classic hurtigruten ship

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The new Hurtigruten Museum

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