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Address: Quayside at Havneterminalen, Svolvaer 8301, Norway
Phone Number: (+47) 76 07 40 11
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Ideal shore excursion if you're on the Hurtigruten

On my first visit, I missed out as I couldn't find the place but the second time around was great! A lovely crowberry wine drink is included with the entrance price & I spent a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2015
Noelle C
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Spikkestad, Norway
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76 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A Museum of art is regular. A Museum of ICE is irregular. So, entering the ICE museum we had a lot of expectations. Dresses by the Museum for staying "inside" in 20 minus, we entered. WOW, so funny, so exciting and so marvellous. If you are visiting this city, do not pass this Museum. Its worth a visit.

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Thank sveinenator
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great short excursion from the Hurtigruten boat in a short stopover in the dark mid winter. It's great fun and the drink from the ice cup and the colourful lights add to the experience. And don't be too snotty about the sculptures, someone has spent effort and energy in carving them. Well done.

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Thank Ian L
London
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93 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Like some other reviewers we visited this attraction during a short Hurtigruten shore stop. It was just advertised on board as a place to get a drink in an ice glass. However it was much more. It seems to be housed in a converted cold store. After donning waterproof insulated capes we were shown into the main room holding lots... More 

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Thank GreyPoundLondon
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31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

On my first visit, I missed out as I couldn't find the place but the second time around was great! A lovely crowberry wine drink is included with the entrance price & I spent a good half an hour wondering around looking at the great ice sculptures & carvings around. They give you gloves & a a cape but make... More 

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Thank Noelle C
Caithness
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80 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I found this to be an average sort of ice carving attraction. Situated on the quayside, it offers the tourist a glimpse of teh ice carver's craft. A cold drink is served in an ice glass inside the attraction and is included in the admission fee. At 128NOK (roughly £12) per person, I thought this was well over priced.

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Thank Compo-in-Caithness
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50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Magic Ice is hidden away in a warehose at the harbour. It features a small shop, a bar with glasses made of ice. There are several dozens scupltures of varying sizes. This is not a large place, but it is very impressive and well worth a visit

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Thank Trevor A
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Give it a miss. Over priced bad rose wine was the "cocktail" when we were there. Could be fun but the sculptures are not that good, the place is small and we just felt ripped off. We were there for about 20 mins but we saw others walk right through and out in less than 5. For $128 ( with... More 

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Thank Azerack
New Hampshire
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

My wife and I had low expectations and we were proven wrong. This place was a lot of fun. It was about a 100 meters from the wharf where the Hurtigruten ferry docks. They give you warm capes and gloves before you go in as the temp is well below freezing. The mood is set well with a dark interior... More 

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Thank Jeff_the_Tourist
Bologna, Italia
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Magic ice is located just in front of Hurtigruten dock. Ice statues are pretty nice and drink included is ok - in my case some kind of red Wine - but there are much more interesting things to do in Svolvaer and surroundings areas. Suggested for rainy days

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Thank Alessandro_V_85
Australia
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54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Do not miss. The ice sculptures are amazing. Some have animal skin covers to sit-on for photos. The free drink is good.

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