Lofoten War Memorial Museum

Address: Fiskergata 3, 8300 Svolvær Show map

Address: Fiskergata 3, 8300 Svolvær

The Lofoten War Memorial Museum probably offers Norway´s most extensive collection of uniforms and smaller objects from the second World War. Most likely, this is in fact one of the world´s largest collections of this kind!

The Museum gives a balanced perspective from a very dramatic time periode, from 1940 til 1945. Many rare objects and photos/prints from the war can be found in the collection of the Lofoten War Memorial Museum. Even a library with a large amount of literature and originale prints from the second World War is available here.

The "Lofoten raid" has it´s own exhibition room at the museum.

The exhibitions are quite "un-informally" in their structure. Still, it is of high importance to present the context and each object with respect. Visitors may spend hours studying the details of the exhibitions – or in a relatively short time get a good over-view of this part of world history.

Located in the centre of Svolvær, between the Lofoten Kulturhus and the Hurtigruten (Coastal steamer) pier, the museum is easily accessible. Welcome!

Show more


Date Time    
21 May
Monday 21 may 2018 10:00 - 16:00
22 May
Tuesday 22 may 2018 10:00 - 16:00
23 May
Wednesday 23 may 2018 10:00 - 16:00
24 May
Thursday 24 may 2018 10:00 - 16:00

About this activity

Nearby accommodations


Vestfjord Hotell Lofoten

Distance: 208 meters
Our hotel is situated 150 meter from the arrival point of the Hurtigruten.

Thon Hotel Lofoten

Distance: 62 meters
Welcome to Thon Hotel Lofoten - a new and top modern conference hotel in Svolvær, the hearth of Lofoten!

Modern appartments in Svolvær

Distance: 184 meters
Modern appartments in Svolvær