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Narvik War Museum

Kongens gate 39, Narvik 8514, Norway
+47 76 94 44 26
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What a way to spend four hours, that's how long we spent there, others on the tour took half an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Thought-provoking and well done

Well-worth a visit. They have told the story of the battle for Narvik in a convincing way, using a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Narvik War Museum opened its new exhibitions in a new building on July 7th 2016. Narvik War Museum is a continuation of the former Nordland Rode Kors Krigsminnemuseum. 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 of the exhibition is exquisite and must be experienced!
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 15 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Kongens gate 39, Narvik 8514, Norway
+47 76 94 44 26

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a way to spend four hours, that's how long we spent there, others on the tour took half an hour, guess it depends on your interests. My husband relived all those old movies of (Where Eagles Dare) The guns of Navarone) and others on...More

Thank Cityviewe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well-worth a visit. They have told the story of the battle for Narvik in a convincing way, using a variety of techniques. Good, genuine display pieces convey a sense of the importance of story. The museum is in the main library building - I took...More

Thank Boblee0207
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was expecting more actual info and detail re Narvik battles themselves - both in terms of sea battles and then the ground offensives Needs a broader scope and at the same time more voices from those directly involved - across nationalities Last part that questions...More

Thank mariabud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well documented and entertainig. Excellent multimedia presentations. it's well worth a visit when in Narvik

Thank Rafalito
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an excellent and very interesting museum, well worth a visit. The interactive displays were very informative. Well done!

Thank Anne W
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

The museum is not very large but gives you a good idea about what happened in Narvik and northern Norway during WWII. Spend 1-2 hours and you will learn some new things.

Thank CBxGBG
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Very well done museum! We were here 12 years ago and it is much-improved: new building, nice, 'clean' displays, more interactive. For kids the reading parts were a bit boring but they came alive in the hands-on portions and videos. The final section was quite...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2017

This is a well built and maintained museum describing the various phases of the battle of Jarvik on the fjords and on land, which led to the sound defeat and german occupation of "neutral" Norway. This, and the various sited of the various battles around...More

Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed June 28, 2017

There are not that many things to do and see in Narvik so the Narvik War Museum is worth a visit. It gives a good and illustrative understanding of the German occupation from 1940. Before the exit there was an exhibition not related to the...More

Thank John S
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Having arrived on a cruise ship and with very limited time, this museum is certainly well worth a visit. The museum is in the town centre a short bus ride from the harbour and gives a good display of the WW2 battle in and around...More

Thank Adrian D
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Christine P
February 8, 2016|
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Response from ashuk | Reviewed this property |
I can confirm that admission was NOR 75 last September (approx £6). I may be wrong but my recollection is that it is cash only. I don't know the opening hours but it was open on a Sunday and not much else is open on a... More