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The exhibition presents fragments of Svalbard's 400-year history and describes factors that help support life and the activities taking place here, which together reveal the close relationship between sea and land, nature and cultural history.
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My friend and I visited Svalbar Museum one afternoon and we pretty much had the whole place to ourselves. The ticket cost 90NOK and we spent approximately one hour looking around (could've spent more if we read everything more closely). The museum is really well...More
Up on business and needed a break from paperwork so popped down the road from the Radisson.
Entry was reasonable and worth the visit.
The exhibits are well laid out with plenty of explanation and are interesting. They deal with both the wildlife and human...More
This museum is housed in a great modern building. The displays were really interesting and it’s really informative, I learnt much about the history of Svalbard. It’s definitely worth a visit, we really enjoyed it .
A beautiful museum, which tells all you want to know about Svalbard. Modern facilities, cosy, audiovisual, real items, a wide library in different languages. A place with to know, I would say a must in Longyearbyen.
A great place where you have to take off your shoes, then you feel quite at home!
Take your time to admire the stuffed animals, read everything about geology...
Both adults and kids can enjoy the place!