Saltdal Folk Museum

The museum is built up around a beautiful farmstead where the family of skipper Ellingsen lived from 1750 until the end of the nineteenth century.

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Open kafé summer 2021

July 3rd - august 1st
Tuesday - Sunday 12am - 16pm

Contact: (+47) 90 84 65 98/ (+47) 75 50 35 00,

Saltdal Folk Museum

In the summer there is a café here and souvenirs can be purchased. Local photographers have made important contributions to the history of the district. A new exhibition of photography and photographic equipment is located on the first floor.

The rest of the museum consists of some 20 old buildings dating from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. These include a “cookhouse”, storehouse, barn, smithy and schoolhouse. You can enter these buildings to view the exhibits.

The traditions of boatbuilding in Saltdal are widely recognized. The museum houses two Nordland-boats. 


2 km north of Rognan.

There are several roads leading to Saltdal Folk Museum:

RV80 from Bodø to Fauske and then the E6 to Rognan.

RV17 to the junction with RV812 and then to the E6 and Rognan.

RV77 over Graddis and Junkerdal to the crossroads at Storjord and then via the E6 to Rognan.


GPS Coordinates

WGS 84:
N 67° 6.095′, E 15° 25.645′

WGS 84 – desimal:
67.10159, 15.42742


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