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Northern Norway Nordland VÅGAN

The Lofoten Museum

  • Storvågan, Kabelvåg
  • +47 76069790
  •  /  km From You
Overview

Get to know the history of the Lofoten fisheries at one of the best-preserved manor houses in the region.

The Lofoten Museum is situated in an idyllic spot by the water’s edge, on the site of the medieval town of Vágar. The impressive manor house was completed in 1815, when Caspar Lorch was the owner of the fishing village. Here he traded and exported fish, as well as renting out cabins to the fishermen who came to join the winter season. Discover the contrast between life in the manor house and the authentic «rorbu»-cabins. There are also several boathouses with a large collection of traditional wooden boats to explore, as well as a charming “krambu”, or general store, and a lovely garden with historic perennials.
The Lofoten Museum is a part of SKREI and is located within walking distance from The Lofoten Aquarium and The Espolin Gallery. Visit all three with a combination ticket!

Opening hours 2022:
Jan 1–Jan 31: Closed
Feb 1–Feb 28: Wednesday–Friday 11–15
Mar 1–Apr 30: Sunday–Friday 11–15*
May 1–May 31: Every day 11–15*
June 1–Aug 14: Every day 10–18
Aug 15–Aug 31: Every day 11–15
Sept 1–Sept 30: Sunday–Friday 11–15
Oct 1–Dec 16: Monday–Friday 11–15
*Closed April 14–16 and May 17
Changes may occur
At other times by appointment

Prices 2022:
Adult 110 NOK
Senior/student 90 NOK
Child (age 5–15) 60 NOK
Group p.p. 90 NOK (min. 20 ppl)

SKREI combination ticket
(includes entrance to The Espolin Gallery, Lofoten Museum and Lofoten Aquarium)
Adult 260 NOK
Child (age 3–15) 130 NOK
Family (2 adults + 3 children) 660 NOK


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  • Source: Destination Lofoten

Opening hours

04.01.–30.04. Monday–Friday 11:00–15:00

01.05.–31.05. Daily 11:00–15:00

01.06.–15.08. Daily 10:00–18:00

16.08.–31.08. Daily 11:00–15:00

01.09.–30.11. Tuesday–Friday 11:00–15:00

1.12.-17.12: Wednesday-Friday 11:00-15:00



Outside opening hours open on request

Closed during Easter and May 17
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