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Narvik War Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Do not miss this museum

You must not forget to visit this museum when you are in Narvik. Good overview what happened in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Film is essential to see.

The film presentation about Narvik’s role in World War II is very interesting. Then tour the Museum... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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 2 weeks ago

You must not forget to visit this museum when you are in Narvik. Good overview what happened in Narvik area during WW2.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The film presentation about Narvik’s role in World War II is very interesting. Then tour the Museum to see artifacts, photos and other relevant items.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

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 May 2, 2019

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
Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
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
Thank WembleyMay76
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
Thank icepick80
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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June 13, 2019|
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Response from RonTSmithers_B_C_ | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I was there outside cruise ship season and don't know where the cruise line docks are. See the other answer - maybe your cruise line runs a shuttle. Otherwise take a taxi. The museum is worth the effort to get there.
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April 16, 2019|
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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.
September 1, 2017|
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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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