Theme: Shipping

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Ticket to the Hurtigruten Museum

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Group Tickets Hurtigruten Museum

Group ticket for 10 or more people

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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!

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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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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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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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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The tragedy at Folda

In 1962, the worst shipwreck in the history of the coastal route occurred in peacetime. We remember MS Sanct Svithun

Korsnes museum

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

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Summertime at Storvågan

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

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Open Hurtigruten Museum

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

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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.

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.

Stool

Deck stool from Det Stavangerske Dampskibsselskab

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.

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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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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.

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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Hurtigruten at war

As many as 17 Hurtigruten ships went down during World War 2. Between 1941 and 1944, small boats hired by the shipping companies operated in replacement routes between Tromsø and Kirkenes. Read more about Hurtigruta’s war sailors here.

Sailor’s cap

The simple, but beautiful sailor’s cap made from wadmol. Used by a sailor from 1977 to 1981 as a sailor on board MS Ragnvald Jarl .

Ekspedert podcast

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

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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 last classic Hurtigruten ship

MS Finnmarken – the last classic hurtigruten ship

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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.

Fishing in Vaterfjorden

Lofoten fishing in Vaterfjorden ca. 1890.

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SS Prinsesse Ragnhild, Norwegians and Germans in the same boat

SS Prinsesse Ragnhild became the first ship in ordinary Hurtigruten shipping to be wrecked during World War II

SS Finmarken’s two ship’s bells

Why did the SS Finmarken keep two ship’s bells? The bells are used to mark arrivals and departures, and can be used in emergency situations.

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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The new Hurtigruten Museum

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

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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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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.

Lofoten fishing days at the Norwegian Fishing Village Museum PROGRAM

Lofoten fishing days at the Norwegian Fishing Village Museum

Hurtigruten 130th anniversary

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

The company’s photo album

A little treasure from VDS’s humble beginnings. The album contains portraits of employees of the shipping company.

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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Summer guests at Andøy museum

Hot days at Andenes and this years first museum visitors.

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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.

First prototype for GaiaVesterålen

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

Visit the Hurtigruten Museum during the winter holidays

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

Pier evening at Korsnes Museum

The boat M/B Peer Gynt is heading north from Bergen, and on June 29th it comes to the pier at Korsnes!

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Volunteering at the Hurtigruten Museum

We are very lucky to have so many great volunteers helping us at the Hurtigruten Museum! Meet Eivind, our newest volunteer

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.

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Rainy weather = Museum weather

Take the opportunity to explore our museums.

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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.

The war sailors // a traveling exhibition in Narvik

Local opening Monday, March 15 August at 18pm at Rådhusplassen
War sailors // a traveling exhibition is a war sailor exhibition focusing on life after the war curated by people even on a voluntary basis in coastal communities along the entire Norwegian coast.

Visit the Hurtigruten Museum during the winter holidays

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

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.

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From the top shelf

From Hollywood to Lofoten to lift the adventurous world journey of the Viking girls Hedvig and Ingeborg! “A dream come true,” says Harald Zwart.

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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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.

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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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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.

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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A Royal coastal steamer

Many Hurtigruten ships have had royal names, but some ships have been more royal than others.