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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.

Facilities

Categories

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

Hours

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
6/10/2013 - 8/20/2013
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Transportation


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

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

Source: Visitnorway

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