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Address: Quayside at Havneterminalen, Svolvaer 8301, Norway
Phone Number: (+47) 76 07 40 11
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Yes, Magic Ice is a bit of a tourist trap. It is located right at a cruise ship port, so they get lots of traffic from cruisers. We drove into the Lofoten, so we parked nearby and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kansas CIty, MO
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Kansas CIty, MO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, Magic Ice is a bit of a tourist trap. It is located right at a cruise ship port, so they get lots of traffic from cruisers. We drove into the Lofoten, so we parked nearby and walked to the bar. You enter in a little gift shop and pay to enter and get one free ice wine drink with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the quality and individuality of the ice sculptures done by five well recognized art professors. The low lighting made it mystical. The drink of wine in an ice glass was a fun touch and my husband found two really nice Norwegian shirts at a great price. A wonderful thing to see in any weather but dress warmly and... More 

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Thank Ruth S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't actually even go in, as the admission charge was $20 per person and the drinks were really expensive too. Couldn't imagine spending over $100 for four people to see this attraction and have one drink. Oh, and the front desk person started to drop the admission price as we left, so that's negotiable I guess.

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Verdal, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

It is amazing how they have made these sculptures of ice. We had a drink of wine in a glas that was made of ice too. Light of colors and the background music gave us a lovely feeling in the -6°C. We loved it.

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Thank Sven P
Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We visited whilst our Hurtigruten ship had a 1 hour stop during the evening. The admission price included a drink and we enjoyed the ice sculptures on offer.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

You just have to hope the ship is late so you don't have time to do it. Mind you it doesn't take much time. Not good value for money.

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Spikkestad, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

A Museum of art is regular. A Museum of ICE is irregular. So, entering the ICE museum we had a lot of expectations. Dresses by the Museum for staying "inside" in 20 minus, we entered. WOW, so funny, so exciting and so marvellous. If you are visiting this city, do not pass this Museum. Its worth a visit.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

This is a great short excursion from the Hurtigruten boat in a short stopover in the dark mid winter. It's great fun and the drink from the ice cup and the colourful lights add to the experience. And don't be too snotty about the sculptures, someone has spent effort and energy in carving them. Well done.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Like some other reviewers we visited this attraction during a short Hurtigruten shore stop. It was just advertised on board as a place to get a drink in an ice glass. However it was much more. It seems to be housed in a converted cold store. After donning waterproof insulated capes we were shown into the main room holding lots... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

On my first visit, I missed out as I couldn't find the place but the second time around was great! A lovely crowberry wine drink is included with the entrance price & I spent a good half an hour wondering around looking at the great ice sculptures & carvings around. They give you gloves & a a cape but make... More 

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