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Attractions & Culture in Northern Norway, Tromsø
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The world`s northernmost stone church, dating back to the late Middle Ages (1250).
One of the largest landbased guns in the world, built by the German military during World War II. It is the only completely restored fortification in the world.
Elgsnes located in a scenic area with mountains and fjords, green meadows and a rich bird and wildlife.
The Omd turf museum
Parts of the cottage were built in about 1826 and it was extended in 1895. There is an old hearth pit inside, probably used for preparing food. Beside the cottage is a peat shed that was perhaps used earlier as a shelter for animals. Renovated in 2008 and use today as: turf museum shows history of turfing and with pictures and working tools, what the fishermen family used in the 1800s.
The Heggelund Cottage- museum
The cottage was moved to the Veita complex probably towards the end of the 1800s. It was very likely used as a boathouse/rorbu and is probably the only authentic rorbu dating back to that era. The house has a log core of hewn timber and porticos on each side, with a simple timber framework. It will serve as a museum / display. with funitures and pictures show the way of living in 1800s.
Experience Northern Europe's largest and richest rock carving site, inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Welcome to the museum of Post-war Reconstruction for Finnmark and North-Troms.
Children under 16: free
The national museum foundation for the coastal express at Stokmarknes. Exhibitions of authentic rooms and environments, photographs, paintings, model ships, historical films, videos and a multi-media show lasting 20 min. Wheelchair user friendly. The coastal express M/S «Finnmarken» from 1956 is an integral part of the Coastal Express museum and an authentic vestige of Norwegian coastal steamer traditions.
The Little Christmas House creates a great atmosphere and is popular among customers. The original North Norwegian Christmas house can be found in Andenes. The owner Grethe Kvalvik ensures that the Christmas spirit is present – all year round!
Please stop by and see the exquisite decorations and gifts the shop has to offer! Enjoy the magic of the season – all year round.
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In the "Kulturfabrikken" Cultural house in Sortland, the museum shows various exhibitions. Different themes, expressions and perspectives are welcoming the visitors.
The Basic Exhibition: Developments in the fishing village – a journey through time
The Øksnes of today emerges as a high-tech fishing village, based on several thousand years of experience. Fishing has been going on in Øksnes since the Stone Age. With the help of archaeogical finds and sites, together with written sources, we can follow developments in the fishing villages from the Stone Age to the present.