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The Polar Bear Society

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The Polar Bear Society

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Hamnegata 3, Hammerfest 9600 Norway
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Must see Nothern Llights Cruise or next cruise free<br>The coast of Norway is often rated as one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Discover the full range of this natural treasure on a 11 night round trip voyage. Call on 34 ports, sail world-famous fjords and encounter unforgettable scenery along the way. Learn from complementary lectures and onboard activities by Hurtigruten Guides, and choose from 90 exciting optional excursions.
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Scottish_Traveller wrote a review Sep 16
Macduff, United Kingdom268 contributions92 helpful votes
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The polar bear society and the tourist information centre is all one and the same. It’s located directly at the dock, so when the cruise ships comes in, the people on the boat step off directly into this area. It is a small building, and a small museum type of thing, but there is good information and the staff are very friendly It’s completely free so you would be silly not to do it! Signing up to be a member of the Royal and ancient polar bear society is very cool and I recommend that, although it cost a small amount of money (220 NOK approx). Worth it. You get a certificate. Badge. Member card. Sticker.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Arctic_Lyon wrote a review Aug 2020
Tromso, Norway340 contributions84 helpful votes
I have visited quite a few "Polar" themed museums and this one is no worse than any other. There is a lot of good info to be seen and cute stuffed animals. Everyone should take at least 30 minutes to look around.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Totti K wrote a review Jul 2020
Hong Kong, China1,325 contributions167 helpful votes
If you need to visit one location in Hammerfest, this should be it. Good 1+ hour can be used to walk in the exhibition related to the history of the region, arctic travels, and polar bears hunting. The entry is free. Also, You should join the Royal Polar Bear Society (less than 25 €) for a lifetime membership. The location is in downtown and easy to find.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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sonnyboy4 wrote a review Mar 2020
Mainz38 contributions30 helpful votes
A really nice idea to make a foundation for the Polar Bears. Unfortunately it's a little bit too far away.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Jacqueline E wrote a review Jan 2020
356 contributions129 helpful votes
Visited from the Hurtigruten cruise ship, it’s right by the quayside, and as well as having a small, quite interesting museum and the tourist information centre, it offers a chance to join the Royal and Ancient Polar bear society. The title is tongue in cheek, it was founded in 1963. A while ago, but not really ancient! However, it’s all a bit of fun and membership does get you a discount on any shopping done in their reasonably priced gift shop, which has a good range of merchandise.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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