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Narvik War Museum

Kongens gate 39, Narvik 8514, Norway
+47 76 94 44 26
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Worthless and pointless museum

Jag blev mycket besviken på det nya krigsmuseet! Jag har tidigare varit på det gamla museet på... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2016
Malmo, Sweden
via mobile
Best choice for a rainy day

I'm not a ww2 war freak or anything. But the new war museum in Narvik was to my liking. First they... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2016
Ekero, Sweden
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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 good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Kongens gate 39, Narvik 8514, Norway
+47 76 94 44 26

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Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Jag blev mycket besviken på det nya krigsmuseet! Jag har tidigare varit på det gamla museet på andra sidan vägen och trodde att ni skulle ha fyllt på utställningen med nya föremål. Tvärtom! Vi kände oss lurade att ha betalt 100 NOK för ett besök...More

1  Thank WaltRR
eysteinm2016, General Manager at Narvik War Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2016

I am sorry to hear that you did not like the new museum. For your information the museum is almost twice as large as the old one and it contains far more text that the old one (approximately 17.000 word in Norwegian), all exclusively written...More

Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

I'm not a ww2 war freak or anything. But the new war museum in Narvik was to my liking. First they show some history and then an excellent exhibition about why we have wars and can we avoid them? It really got us to thinking.

Thank Qurt
Reviewed July 26, 2016

The museum has only recently been re-situated and is very informative about events in Narvik during the war. It provides a mass of photos, information boards, maps etc and provides a real understanding of the events of the period. For any traveller to the area...More

Thank Bob K
Reviewed July 25, 2016

The displays are interestingly displayed in various ways and the information is thought provoking about war, its causes and effects.

Thank Janet G
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Being on summerholiday and nearly finishing Hans Falladas book " Alone in Berlin" this museum left a deep impression of war and its influence on civil populations across europe. The last floor about now and the future added a nessecary perspective to the theme war.

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We visited the museum in July 2016. The museum has been relocated in a new building since early July, just opposite the old museum. It tooks us about 90 minutes to go through the small but interesting exhibit, divided in 3 sections : the battle...More

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed July 11, 2016

was very interesting ,also went to visit the British servicemens graveyard nearby.some where only !8 years of Age,whilst the description on other graves, was, known only to GOD,[Thanks to Benedikte St Pierre for showing me around her home town,and for the hospitality,

2  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Since 7th Jukly the Narvik war has moved to new premises across the road, and has had a complete make over, with all the latest gizmos, and is now state of the art. For those interested in the wartime history of Narvik I can throughly...More

1  Thank Bunburyandrew
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a fine way to understand the role Narvik and northern Norway played in the second world war. Especially interesting is the reconstruction played over a digitally enhanced map of the Narvik area. Recommended.

2  Thank ElenaEva2014
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

The curators of the museum are very enthusiastic. They provided us with an interactive booklet which allowed us to navigate through the museum. It has an impressive and well-maintained collection and it also showcases some relics from Hitler's time. We definitely learnt a lot!

1  Thank Sarayu S
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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