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Norwegian Fishing Village Museum Å

Norwegian Fishing Village Museum Å Photo: Alf Jonassen Norwegian Fishing Village Museum Å Photo: Alf Jonassen Norwegian Fishing Village Museum Å Photo: Alf Jonassen Norwegian Fishing Village Museum Å Photo: Alf Jonassen Read more: Utstilling av modellbåter Read more: Lofotfiskedag for elever
Norwegian Fishing Village Museum Å Photo: Alf Jonassen
Norwegian Fishing Village Museum Å Photo: Alf Jonassen
Norwegian Fishing Village Museum Å Photo: Alf Jonassen
Norwegian Fishing Village Museum Å Photo: Alf Jonassen
Read more: Utstilling av modellbåter
Read more: Lofotfiskedag for elever

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Description

A comprehensive fishing village museum displaying 150 year old coastal building environments: Life and work in the fishing village and fishermen’s huts.

The Lofoten fisheries, boats and tackle. Dried fish and clipfish (split, salted and dried cod). Sea monsters, myths, beliefs and superstitions. Cod-liver oil factory (1850), with sale of cod-liver oil. Sale of cinnamon rolls and other pastries from our own bakery (1844). Smithy producing ornamental cod-liver oil lamps and knives for women.

Information video and guided tours. Family activities. Lofoten Malstrømsenter (Maelstrom Centre) and cave paintings.

Facilities

  • Season

    • all year round
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • guided tour during opening hours
    • permanent exhibitions
    • guided tour by appointment
    • craft
    • demonstrations

Categories

  • Nature attractions Nature attractions
  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments
  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries
  • Family activities Family activities

Hours

8/21/2012 - 6/9/2013
Mon - Fri
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6/10/2013 - 8/20/2013
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8/21/2013 - 6/8/2014
Mon - Fri
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Transportation


Ferry Bodø - Moskenes www.thn.no Bus Daily departures to/from Leknes
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Norwegian Fishing Village Museum Å

A comprehensive fishing village museum displaying 150 year old coastal building environments: Life and work in the fishing village and fishermen’s...

Norwegian Fishing Village Museum Å

Source: Visitnorway

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Explore Lofoten by foot, go rafting in the Trollfjord and visit Lofotr Viking Museum. Taste stockfish and be amazed by the midnight sun.

Helgeland and Lofoten

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Kayaking and fishing

Norway host David Spinx tries to get as close to the Lofoten nature as possible. He chooses a double kayak. And he ends up cod fishing.

Winter in Lofoten

If you want to experience the genuine atmosphere of the many fishing villages, you should visit Lofoten outside of the hectic summer season.

Eagle safari

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Key facts about Lofoten

Lofoten consists of seven main islands with a total of 24,000 inhabitants.
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