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Trondenes Fort - The Adolf Guns

Trondenes | Trondenes, Harstad 9404, Norway
+47 77 01 89 89
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A treat for those that are interested in war history!

Allegedly the worlds largest land based cannon/gun. Painstakingly restored by a small group of... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Harstad, Norway
Closed in September

We travelled to this but it was closed. September seems to be a month of closures in north Norway... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Linda M
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“battery” (3 reviews)
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Trondenes | Trondenes, Harstad 9404, Norway
+47 77 01 89 89
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Allegedly the worlds largest land based cannon/gun. Painstakingly restored by a small group of enthusiasts over several years, wlle worth a visit albeit it might be a bit difficult to gain entrance to the site this being inside a military base still to this day....More

Thank tommykristoffersen
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We travelled to this but it was closed. September seems to be a month of closures in north Norway so I have posted this with a 1* because we couldn't see a glimpse of it. The church nearby was closed too - understandable but disappointing...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Well worth the visit June 2016. Don’t turn up too early at the meet up point as I did as the guards from the base will send you away. The gentleman who took the tour was very knowledgable and friendly and the battery is very...More

Thank paul8392
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

It is the only remaining large German cannon from the 2nd Wold War no less than the entire battery of four cannons remains intact and even the only place in Europe where a complete battery from the German Atlantic Wall still exists. I think a...More

2  Thank springbank
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Very interesting guided tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and pleasant to listen to. Nice view from the cannon.

Thank Aud-Kari K
Reviewed 29 May 2017

As this gem is situated in the middle of an operative military facility, it is not easy to get in. But it is open to tourists at spesial times of the day. Contact Visit Harstad for further details, they are most helpful. Once inside the...More

Thank JohnnyHagen
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I spent a half a year in the Army at this place long time ago, and just visited it again in Januray 2017. Adolf Guns is something you have to see/visit when in Harstad.

Thank Terje B
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This guided attraction is a must for people interested in war history. The guns are extremely well kept and really interesting to study. Also the guide certainly knows his business - he is a retired commander! My wife and 17 year old daughter came along...More

2  Thank erstda007
Reviewed 28 July 2016

If you are close to Hardstad take your time to visit this historic site from World War 2. The guide gave a 90 minute tour around the Gun Nr. 4 (the other three are not accessible) in 3 languages (Norwegian, German and English). The tour...More

1  Thank daphil01
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My third visit to this museum and l always enjoy to return here to se this impressive gun. It one of most intresting ww2 places to se If you ask me. The best time to go here is on the summer.

Thank Mattias E
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