Theme: Trade

“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.


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

Eternal moments

The photo exhibition “Eternal moments” gives insight to the photographer Magdalene Norman’s life and experiences. Magdalene was born and raised in Korsnes. People who remember her tell of a cheerful and strong-willed lady, and a love for companionship with good friends.  She established herself as a photographer in the early 20th century. In 1906 she traveled to the United States, but returned to Norway in 1909 due to tuberculosis. Here she worked as a photographer in Harstad and had studios in Andenes, Kjøpsvik and Korsnes. From 1918 she lived in Larvik with her friend Aagot […]

Jennestad Trading Post

Time has stood still after the closing of the shop in 1982. The scent of coffee and tobacco still lingers in the air.

Korsnes museum

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

Lofoten Museum

Lofoten fisheries – history in one of the best preserved places in Lofoten. An impressive mansion alongside with authentic rorbuer and boathouses with traditional wooden boats. Historical garden.

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 of the that has been restored to it´s former glory.

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.

Øksnes Museum

Alsvåggården, the manor with a 450 year history. Øksnes and Myre; from stone age to high tech fishing village. Old post office and shop, coffee in historical surroundings.

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Rainy weather = Museum weather

Take the opportunity to explore our museums.

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

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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!

The Bakery

The world’s best cinnamon rolls and baked goods?