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Narvik War Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A comprehensive military museum

The exhibits cover a wide range of military history in Norway. They are interesting & well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
harryatkck
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Kansas City, Kansas
Addresses difficult issues

This is not only an excellent historical museum, but it raises issues of neutrality and treatment... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RonTSmithers_B_C_
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Smithers, Canada
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The museum has a large collection from WWII. The museum tells the stories of WWII in North Norway and the dramatic fight for Narvik i 1940. The museum has section devoted to universal questions related to war and human rights. The quality and design...more
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Kongens gate 39, Narvik 8514, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibits cover a wide range of military history in Norway. They are interesting & well arranged. I got there right as the museum opened & there were no staff there. Admission was by a kiosk where you bought your ticket. Also, the information signs...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not only an excellent historical museum, but it raises issues of neutrality and treatment of collaborators. One of the most poignant displays is of the defence of Narvik harbour by obsolescent Norwegian warships in a valiant and doomed effort to hold off the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 4, 2019

The story of Narvik during World War II is quite interesting and expertly told at this museum. There is a floor-level model showing the stages of the various attacks in the conflict. You'll need about 1.5 to 2 hours here, as there is a significant...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Visited here on my own in January 2019. Really relays the detailed history of Narvik. Great staff, guides and amazing place to visit. Fascinating.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

This was an interesting museum explaining the battle of Navik in WW2 in detail in an interesting and informative way in Norwegian and English

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Angellous
Reviewed March 15, 2019

A really interesting place to visit........ suggest you make sure that you can spend 45+ mins to fully experience all that is on offer here. A different slant on the wartime history of Europe and it effects on Norway and beyond. Good value too 👍

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

This museum was right next to my hotel so I couldn't miss going there. It's located in a building that also houses a small cafe and the library of Narvik. I really enjoyed the story the museum had to tell. There is only one tip...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

This was our last Railway station stop in Norway coming from Hong Kong by train. We had seen a documentary a few years ago about the battle of Narvik, so when the opportunity presented itself we visited this lovely museum It is not a big...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Fascinating and enlightening stories from the Second World War. Facts and items in a balanced exhibitions.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Very well planned and modern museum. There is a lot of information for those who are interested, yet suitable for everyone. However, recommended from 8 years of age and older. Very pleased with the visit!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Rita T
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Response from mikesierra | Reviewed this property |
I think we paid 110 N Krone, but that might have been a concession price.
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Birgitta758
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Response from 100andr_s | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I know for a fact that they sell a wide variety of books at the museum. They are very helpfull at the museum, so I do not think it would be a problem to do some research if you ask them nicely.
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