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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
A comprehensive fishing village museum displaying 150 year old coastal building environments.

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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.

Categories

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

Hours

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

Facilities

  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • demonstrations
    • guided tour during opening hours
    • guided tour by appointment
    • craft
    • permanent exhibitions (Lofotfisket)
  • Season

    • all year round
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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 hut...

Norwegian Fishing Village Museum Å

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Getting to Lofoten and around

There are daily flights into the airports in Lofoten. Travelling around Lofoten is most easily done by car, bike and ferries.

Key facts about Lofoten

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

Where to stay in Lofoten

Lofoten is known for the old fishermen's cabins ("rorbuer") that have been restored and turned into modern accommodation for travellers.

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.

Eagle safari

"Of all the things I get to experience, I think this is the big one," says Norway host David Spinx, out to meet sea eagles in the Lofoten Islands.

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