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The museum was founded in 1978 by the local Museum and History Association. Assisted by the local population, the association collected photographs and artifacts, thus forming the foundation of the museum’s collections. in 1998, Gamvik Museum moved...more
Go there to get an authentic impression of how coast life has been along the northern Norwegian coast the last centuries. You might also get some good tips from the people working there. It is a small, but informative museum.
The museum boasts a fascinating display of history and life up in the Arctic North. We found the smallish display to be very informative and interesting. It is chronologically built up to lead the visitor from the stone age up to the modern day fishing...More
With a lot of local history and ways of life from the area recorded this was a fantastic place to visit.
We also found that the Museum Manager held the keys to Slettnes Fyr which is the Lighthouse at the very top of Mainland Europe...More