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Address: Prinsengate 116, Bodo, Norway
Phone Number: +47 75 50 35 00
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The museum is a popular spot for outings among the people of Bodo. The...

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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Nice "old fashion" museum

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 March 2016
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Bodo, Norway
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Tiverton
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Demanovska Dolina, Slovakia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 ... :)

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 nicest thing about Bodo are the people.

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Bodo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 30 smaller museums/places. But try to spend 1-2 hrs and you have some question to... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Housed in one of the few buildings that survived bombing in the 2ndWW, this compact museum gives you a good insight into the history of Bodo, once a great herring fishing town. The 20 minute video is particularly good as are the models which give you an idea of the town before and after bombing. It is not expensive, about... More 

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Umea, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

A small museum, dealing mainly the the effects of the WW2 on Bodö. Dont't miss the museal-historic "dry aquarium" in the cellar!

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Oman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

As any museum that we had come across right from Svalbard,Tromso and down to Bodo, every one of them were unique and had a different dimension when it comes to show casing. Museums are not massive and large possibly as I had seen in other parts of Europe but definitely have a charm and warm feel. Nordland Museum if time... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

Nice building, helpful people and interesting exhibits! The one about traditional culture might be a tiny bit kitsch but it gets the job done. The Viking one is tiny but factual and interesting (neat artsy movie too!) but the best was the city-exhibition which is really complete and compelling, with a very nice movie narrated by famous musician Halfdan Sivertsen!... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

If you go to Bodo, the museum is a nice place to know a little about the city's history and see a few Viking treasures. You will need just one hour to see the whole stuff inside there, but pay attention on time because they close early ( like 3 PM). The admission is about 50 nok per adult.

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Wimbledon,London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

All in Norweigan, depicts local fishing through the ages, and how the town has grown through time in models and photographs which need no translation. A brief introduction in various languages is available at the ticket office.

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