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Museum Nord - Narvik

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A doctoral dissertation waiting to be written

Small, locally interesting, overpriced and not worth more than 90 minutes. The staff was capable... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
yodel_and_clemmie
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Melbourne, Australia
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Museum Nord

Small museum housed in a beautiful building with an informative exhibition about the town of... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Martina1888
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Museum Nord - Narvik tells the stories of Ofoten line Railway construction and operation, of mining concern LKAB's iron ore transport over the harbour of Narvik, and the town of Narvik's 100 years long history. Apart from watching films, pictures...more
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

An old-fashioned museum with very little to see. Third floor was closed. The museum shop only had a couple of books and stickers. Not worth a visit.

Thank Hejdir
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Small, locally interesting, overpriced and not worth more than 90 minutes. The staff was capable, but neither engaging npr greatly knowledgeable. The story told is interesting, but raised lots of questions. I reckon a two year study completed for a PhD could be converted into...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

I really enjoyed my visit to the Museum Nord and even if I spent there couple of hours I could have spent one more easily to get to discover all the details of the exhibitions :) There are many things written in Norwegian but when...More

Thank asanz94
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I was disappointed by the museum. I honestly don't wish to be disrespectful but it was neither very interesting nor very well done - at least for a non-Norwegian. I struggled to connect the exhibits to the surrounding area and I got the sense that...More

Thank Boblee0207
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A delightful museum with terrific displays of early town life in Narvik, some insight into the history and strong living culture of Sami people, and experiences of the town during war. I felt that this museum was curated, and is operated, with love and pride...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Please note that at present this museum is not for international visitors. A very nice old building but everything in Norwegian. a fairly limited range of exhibitions. Probably wouldn't go here againMore

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Jaroslav B, Kundeansvarlig at Museum Nord - Narvik, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Unfortunately we cannot provide English translations to all the texts in the exhibition, due to the lack of space. However there are free booklets with translation to English, German and Russian availiable at the reception desk. All the videos are dubbed to English or shown...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Small museum housed in a beautiful building with an informative exhibition about the town of Narvik. Lots of the signs are in Norwegian only but you can have a brochure in English which gives you further information. There are also some films which have English...More

Thank Martina1888
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Of all the museums we visited in Sweden and Norway, this was the only one that included a whole room to the Sami, their culture and their traditions. The other displays were equally as informative about this industrial town. The staff were very helpful and...More

1  Thank jane_9758
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Narvik is an industrial town and there are not many activities for tourists outside of exploring the place. But the Museum Nord, found as you head south towards the Port of Narvik, is an interesting stop if you want to learn more about the town,...More

2  Thank JimFinPortland
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

The outside of the museum is beautiful and it houses different collections of things that show the towns history - including depictions of rock art that go back thousands of years. There's an old classroom, train carriage, a large section about the war. Most descriptions...More

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