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Spaceship Aurora - visitor center at Andoya Space Center

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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A kind of interactive museum where, depending on the ticket you buy, you do different activities... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
very educative

The weather was not good to go out sea and sea safari organised the very educative tour about... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2016
Cannes, France
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Andoya Space Center is the only operating space center in Europe. Spaceship Aurora is the visitor- educational and activity center linked to Andøya Space Center. MISSION "Solar Storm". At Spaceship Aurora you can experience a virtual trip into...more
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Bleiksveien 46, Andenes 8480, Norway
+47 76 14 46 00
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

I have seen Northern light for real many times and know what it is. This summer I had with me my Chinese wife and she has never seen the light before. So I brought her here, to show her the wonderful light show. But, most...More

Thank Noafrjo
Reviewed September 12, 2018

A kind of interactive museum where, depending on the ticket you buy, you do different activities. We only saw the documentary about the Aurora, very didactic. They have a small shop with souvenirs, some, a bit nerds. I think it is a good option for...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2018

The main museum consists of one room, with various hands-on exhibits (build a paper rocket, move mini-Mars rovers around a landscape, etc.). It took our three teens less than 10-minutes to explore all of the exhibits before they plugged into the free wifi while we...More

Thank NMSwiss
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

The 3D Movie about the universe is quite nice - even though Pluto is still considered to be a planet. The movie about Northern Lights is really good and offers a lot of insights. Unfortunately the exhibition is a bit disappointing as a lot of...More

Thank katzefish
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Buried deep in the Andenes plains is the Spaceship Aurora, a fabulous interactive museum of sorts which has exhibitions about the mysterious aurora (Northern Lights) which, of course, are often seen in Northern Norway. You can spend around 2-3 hours here watching the film, role...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been here with two kids (3 and 5 years old). When we came in, we were told we could choose between a northern light movie and the spaceship-mission. We chose the movie, but it wasn’t suitable for the kids. The museum itself is very...More

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Anne Mari N, Daglig leder at Spaceship Aurora - visitor center at Andoya Space Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Dear Mr. Janssens. Than you for you feedback. We're sorry we didn't live up to your expectations. Our product is mainly for adults and children over 8 years old. That's also why children under the age of 8 is free of charge. But we still...More

Reviewed March 6, 2017

We spent an interesting afternoon here after a whale watching trip earlier in the day. The visit was factual giving us information about the Aurora, but also had a fun element in the simulated space trip. We were a group who had met for the...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

A great morning at Spaceship Aurora with Helena a very helpful and knowledgeable young lady, some very interesting parts and some great fun too

Thank Stuart W
Spaceship_Aurora, Daglig leder at Spaceship Aurora - visitor center at Andoya Space Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2017

Hi Stuart! So nice to see you had a good and interesting visit at the Spaceship Aurora! All the best. Robert Svendsen, manager.

Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

If you want to learn more about the Aurora you had better give this place a visit. It is advisable to ring in advance to save any waiting around.

Thank NJT25
Reviewed November 14, 2016

The weather was not good to go out sea and sea safari organised the very educative tour about northern lights. Very ludic good for groups, families and friends

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May 13, 2018|
Response from AnneMariN5 | Property representative |
Hello! If you want to do the Mission with Spaceshio Auora, the duration is 1h and 20 min. This includes the Northern lights film and a guided tour. If you only want to see the Northern lights film and have a guided tour... More
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