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Nordland Museum

Prinsengate 116, Bodo, Norway
+47 75 50 35 00
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Glad we stopped

We were next door at the church and saw the museum. Glad we stopped. Wish we had more time as it... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Randy K
Des Moines, Iowa
Great museum close to the city harbour

It was really nice to se the old models of the city (Bodø) and how it looked after WW2. I can... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Kjopsvik, Norway
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NORDLAND MUSEUM CLOSED from December 1th 2017 - medio april 2018. Rebuilding in progress at the museum. The museum is a popular spot for outings among the people of Bodo. The grounds were purchased by the Nordland Museum in 1938 and all the buildings there have been relocated from various other places in Nordland. In the boathouses we find the Nordland Museum’s boat collection. The big grey boathouse houses the country’s only Nordland Jekt, the ”Anna Karoline”. She was built in 1876 and brought ashore here in Bodosjoen in 1959. The ”jekt” were cargo vessels used to carry stockfish and other goods to Bergen for over 400 years. Mid-summer event with a range of activities. Guided tours available on request.
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Prinsengate 116, Bodo, Norway
+47 75 50 35 00
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were next door at the church and saw the museum. Glad we stopped. Wish we had more time as it was interesting. I got a lot from the displays as did my wife. Much of the museum is in Norwegian rather than tourist friendly...More

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 26 July 2017

It was really nice to se the old models of the city (Bodø) and how it looked after WW2. I can recomend a visit to this place. It really shows how people lived an suffered in the old days.

Thank Johnreewes
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We were not sure what to expect in a small museum but this had a really interesting history of Bodo. The information in English was limited but there was lots you could interpret from the Norwegian displays. Unfortunately the dry aquarium is something to miss!

Thank John A
Reviewed 2 June 2017

If in Bodo in Northern Norway a visit to the Nordland Museum is worth every minute you spend looking at the exhibits. It is close to the centre of this delightful town and near the Dom Kirke. A short, informative film is screened regularly which...More

Thank 762avae
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A small museum which shows the history of Bodo particularly the devastation of WWII and the reconstruction thereafter. Displays are not encased. Signage on the walls is mainly Norwegian but there were some signs in English so maybe they are updating. However there is an...More

Thank Chump57
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We popped into the museum just to kill some time, but ended up spending ages there. The displays were really good and gave us a good introduction to the history of that part of Norway.

1  Thank frandb17
Reviewed 23 September 2016

It's well worth searching out this fascinating little local museum. It's not far from the centre of Bodo, near the Dom Kirke. There is an informative film about the history of the town and well displayed exhibits. The curators are very friendly and welcoming.

1  Thank Gill E
Reviewed 12 August 2016

nice expositions about history of this small city, some parts looks old fashioned but I find it still enough interesting to learn something new ... :)

Thank Juraj K
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

This is about. 30-45 min. experience. There is a guide in English at the ticket counter, it is only a couple of pages. My favorite part was the Sami Display. Remember, Bodo is a small town and the museum is a reflection of that. The...More

3  Thank traveldiva5
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

My visiting at this museum is 2 hrs time to spendt here. Last time i was here is 40 years ago and i remember some of the same items. Its an clean and absolutly worth a visit. This museum is the main museum for around...More

Thank RuK54
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