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Address: Postboks 69, Bodo 8001, Norway
Phone Number: +47 900 60 983
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Here you can see and hear about: • One of Norway’s oldest human settlements...

Here you can see and hear about: • One of Norway’s oldest human settlements (approx. 11,000 years old) • Norway’s oldest musical instrument (the hummer of Tuv) • Saltstraumen chieftain Raud’s Viking ship, that was the model for the famous longship “Ormen Lange” • The unique type of local boat known as the “straumbaten” The museum is situated east of Saltstraumen church. We offer guided history tours for groups all year round when booked in advance.

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Local brochures talk of boats trips etc and give phone numbers to contact, but fail to tell you that it is closed all winter.

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2014
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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Local brochures talk of boats trips etc and give phone numbers to contact, but fail to tell you that it is closed all winter.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

This small museum, housed in the old school house near the church, is funded and run by the local community so its opening hours are restricted to between 4 and 6pm on some days. The pride of the place is the brummeren - an arrow head shaped object that was probably used by early shamen to bring luck to hunters.... More 

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