Bodøsjøen open-air museum
2018-11-05 09:41The museum is a popular excursion spot for Bodø’s population. It is an excellent area for walks, picnics and games and there are superb views of the sea and mountains.
There are 14 buildings from various places in Salten in the museum grounds. Much of the Nordland Museum’s boat collection, includ
The Hamsun Centre
2017-05-03 11:22Knut Hamsun is one of our foremost writers, and recived the 1920 Nobel Prize in Literature for Growth of the Soil. Hamarøy and Nordland is key in Knut Hamsun’s life and writings. A major exhibition of the author’s life and work opens 13 June. Hamsun, 31 Days July – 8 August.
The Knut Hamsun Centre
Beiarn Folk Museum
2017-05-03 09:31The museum is situated at Moldjord by a beautiful salmon river. It has been established at the old vicarage, which dates from 1857. There are 11 farm buildings from the municipality of Beiarn here which were originally built in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Exhibitions of old tools, every
2017-05-03 12:02Løp Farm is situated about 10km from the centre of Bodø on RV834 on the northern side of the Bodø peninsula. Parts of the building are several hundred years old. It has a long and interesting history as a farm occupied by government officials and skippers. The building has been completely restored a
Knut Hamsun’s Childhood Home
2017-05-03 11:52In Hamsund you can visit the house where the writer Knut Hamsun grew up. In the house you will find a small museum with artifacts related to the author and his family. Throughout the tour you will be more familiar with the environment and landscape of Knut Hamsun’s childhood, which he often returned
Blood Road Museum
2017-05-03 11:06The Blood Road Museum is situated in the grounds of Saltdal Museum. The story of the lives and work of prisoners of war under the German regime from 1942-1945 is presented in a German barracks moved here from Dunderdalen. Thousands of prisoners of war from eastern Europe were sent north to build roa
2017-05-03 09:18Experience one of Europe’s largest coastal fortifications from the Second World War. Three of the world’s largest guns were here firing shells with a diameter of 40.6 cm. The fortifications guarded the entrance to Vestfjorden and the important route to Narvik, from where iron ore from Sweden was shi
The crofter’s cottage in Kjelvik
2017-05-03 11:34Kjelvik is situated at the top of a hill below a woody ridge and stands testament to the conditions the Nothern Norwegian crofters of Sami decent lived by. Time has more or less stood still here since the last occupant passed away in 1967. Here you can experience an authentic croft through the origi