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Lars Thoringsvei 10, Tromso 9037, Norway
+47 77 64 50 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent museum with a variety of things to see - from native animals to the way folks lived and their tools as well as ocean travel. Kids under 12 would probably like this.

Thank gigi070
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum is good for kids very interested history about Saami people. The museum had a wonderful movie about the Northern Light.

Thank Aliusi S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful display of statues, carvings etc from old Norwegian churches plus interactive displays in the climate display. Knowing nothing about the Sami people, I found the section there confusing however the excellent gift shop had a book on their history, culture and politics which...More

Thank Marilynne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed seeing the museum. The gift shop had souvenirs that were better quality and price than available in the shops. I came back to buy after our visit.

Thank wernolabound
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Along with the natural history of Norway, there was a floor dedicated to the history of the Sami culture, the indigenous people of Norway. The telling of this history mirrors the history of so many people around the world. It is presented in pictures and...More

1  Thank SilverFox925
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit. There is a 25 minute film on the Northern Lights which is interesting. The exhibits could do with modernising. Cafe- service lovely but very limited food.

Thank JC00000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was interesting to find out a lot about the Sami people and also the wildlife that live in the Arctic. Went with the family and got in using the Tromso Pass which I would highly recommend.

Thank Joanna H
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Small museum with an entrance fee of 60 NOK. One exhibition about Arctic animals, one about Sami culture, one changing exhibition and one mix of different things. Worth a visit, but don' t expect to see unseen things.

1  Thank MoniBeer
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I like it. The entrance cost 60 but if you buy a double ticket for the polar museum and this you can pay 80 for both... Is nice... Beautiful and with story... They give you an english's guide

1  Thank Alejandra A
Reviewed 30 August 2018

A very interesting museum, but the best attraction is outside the museum When you come out of the main door turn left, then left again to walk down the road about 50 metres and on the right there is a sign. Tucked in the edge...More

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