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Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms

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Excellent..up there with some of the other great WWII museums of Europe

We really enjoyed this museum. It had some great video footage of the war. I have never seen so... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2019
ronz01
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Informative and well equipped

Although a small museum, I was surprised about the good way of displaying ancient history of the... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
pierresN5682ZU
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Tananger, Norway
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum. It had some great video footage of the war. I have never seen so much of it in one place, other than the Nuremberg Palace of justice in Germany. They have done such a great job in putting this museum...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Doris W, Informasjonssjef at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

Dear ronz01, thank you so much for your kind review. We are most happy that you enjoyed your visit with us and it's great to read that you found it interesting. Please know that you're always most welcome back whenever you come to the far...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Although a small museum, I was surprised about the good way of displaying ancient history of the Finnmark region and the history of Hammerfest, with a focus on the German occupation and the reconstruction after WW II. A definitive plus are the rooms displaying the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Doris W, Kundeansvarlig at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Dear Pierre, thank you so much for taking the time to visit our museum - and to write this statement on tripadvisor. We are pleased to read that you had a good time with us and took the opportunity to learn about the history of...More

Reviewed July 28, 2018

This was an interesting museum to visit and to see how Hammerfest was affected during the war and how it was rebuilt. There was a film to watch that was really useful.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Doris W, Kundeansvarlig at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Dear claireym50, thank you very much for your review! We are happy to hear that you found our museum interesting and worth visiting. You are always most welcome back, whenever you come to Hammerfest. Best regards Doris and the rest of the museum staff

Reviewed July 26, 2018

The entrance to this museum was light and airy with a spacious café and an old-style gift shop. The museum itself was well set out and very interesting, helped by the addition of all information in both English and German as well as Norwegian. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Doris W, Kundeansvarlig at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Dear s3aview, thank you very much for your nice review! We appreciate you taking the time to visit our museum, and to write the review on tripadvisor. We truly enjoy reading when our guests had a good time with us and we hope we will...More

Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Nice, historically educative exhibition. In a relatively short time you can gain basic knowledge about history of Hammerfest.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Doris W, Kundeansvarlig at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Hei PetarBata. Thanks a lot for your visit and for taking the time to rate us on tripadvisor. It is truly appreciated. You are always most welcome back to our museum, whenever you are in Hammerfest. Sincerely, Doris / head of guest relations

Reviewed February 9, 2018

Good film and exhibits about the devastation during WW11 and the subsequent hardship during the lengthy reconstruction. The prefab houses were remarkably similar to those in the UK which can be seen at the Avoncroft museum in Bromsgrove.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Doris W, Kundeansvarlig at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Dear John. Thank you so much for your visit and for your kind review. You are always most welcome back to visit our museum again whenever you come to Hammerfest. Best regards, Doris / head of guest relations

Reviewed September 10, 2017

The Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and North Troms - the museum commemorates the war and the scorched-earth policy of Hammerfest by the retreating Nazis during WW2 and it's reconstruction. During the war 50,000 people from the North were forced to evacuate to the south,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Doris W, Kundeansvarlig at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Dear Adele, thank you very much for your visit and your review of our museum. We love to hear that you had a good time and that you recommend it to other travellers. You're always welcome back :-) Very best Doris and the rest of...More

Reviewed August 10, 2017

As my mother grew up in Northern Troms and was only 9 years old when the Germans chased her family off their farm and burnt it down, this was a heart-wrenching journey through her childhood. Simple but "real" exhibits, informative text and a good movie...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Doris W, Kundeansvarlig at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Hei Jørn. Thank you very much for your visit and for recommending us here on tripadvisor. You're always welcome back to our museum. Very best Doris and the rest of the staff

Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

The Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and North Troms aims to convey the poignancy of the dramatic events of WW11. It is a treasure house of stories. GO SEE!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Doris W, Kundeansvarlig at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Dear Paddy, thank you very much for your visit and for recommending our museum. We appreaciate you leaving a review on tripadvisor and gladly welcome you back whenever you are around. Very best Doris and the rest of the staff

Reviewed July 19, 2017

We had a few hours to spend in port and walked up to the local church was all that was left standing after the Germans retreated during the war. On the way we passed the museum of Reconstructon for Finnmark and North Troms.It was an...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Doris W, Guest Relations Manager at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Dear Jandmb255060, thank you very much for your visit and your kind review of our museum. We are happy to read that the Museum Of Reconstruction fulfilled its purpose to absorbing its visitors into the hirstory of Finnmark and North-Troms. It's always pleasant to read...More

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