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Lofoten War Memorial Museum

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Lofoten War Memorial Museum Photo: Lofoten Krigsminnemuseum
Lofoten War Memorial Museum Photo: Lofoten Krigsminnemuseum
Lofoten War Memorial Museum Photo: Lofoten Krigsminnemuseum
Lofoten War Memorial Museum Photo: Lofoten Krigsminnemuseum
Lofoten War Memorial Museum Photo: Lofoten Krigsminnemuseum

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The Lofoten War Memorial Museum probably offers Norway´s most extensive collection of uniforms and smaller objects from the second World War. Most likely, this is in fact one of the world´s largest collections of this kind!

The Museum gives a balanced perspective from a very dramatic time periode, from 1940 til 1945. Many rare objects and photos/prints from the war can be found in the collection of the Lofoten War Memorial Museum. Even a library with a large amount of literature and originale prints from the second World War is available here. 

The "Lofoten raid" has it´s own exhibition room at the museum. 

The exhibitions are quite "un-informally" in their structure. Still, it is of high importance to present the context and each object with respect. Visitors may spend hours studying the details of the exhibitions – or in a relatively short time get a good over-view of this part of world history. 

Located in the centre of Svolvær, between the Lofoten Kulturhus and the Hurtigruten (Coastal steamer) pier, the museum is easily accessible. Welcome!

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  • Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries
  • Family activities Family activities

Hours

1/2/2013 - 6/14/2013
Mon - Sun
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6/15/2013 - 9/15/2013
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
9/16/2013 - 6/14/2014
Mon - Sun
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Transportation


Boat EXPRESSBOAT daily departures to/from Bodø and Skrova Bus Daily departures to/from and around Lofoten Aeroplane Daily departures to/from Bodø Ferry Daily departures to/from Skutvik and Skrova Boat HURTIGRUTEN SHIP daily to/from Stamsund and Stokmarknes
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Lofoten War Memorial Museum

The Lofoten War Memorial Museum probably offers Norway´s most extensive collection of uniforms and smaller objects from the second World War. Most...

Lofoten War Memorial Museum

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