2020-01-12 05:16Would you like to know more about local history, culture, tradition, nature, everyday life, business and legends? Would you like to get a peek into how the fishfarmers´ families lived close to and depended on nature? Would you like to listen to exciting stories about how people through innovation ha
The local express boat - experience the idyllic archipelago of Øksnes
2015-04-09 13:21Skogsøya and Vestbygda can be reached only by boat. Twice daily the express boat and local shuttle makes a round trip in the islands, departing from Myre. We strongly recommend you to take this trip if you want to experience our coastal culture up close.
Andøya Space Centre – Spaceship Aurora
2017-02-23 13:01Visit Andøya Space Center in Vesterålen and get an experience for life. Join our mission, explore the northern lights, and learn more about space exploration at our exciting visitor center, Spaceship Aurora! At Spaceship Aurora, we offer activities for adventurers of all ages. We offer guided tours
NORWEGIAN SCENIC ROUTE ANDØYA
2014-10-06 10:14The Norwegian Scenic Route Andøya runs between the open, bare outer coastline, the grass covered, pointed mountain peaks and the flat cloudberry marshes further south. Only Bleik Island’s nearly perfect cone-like form breaks the endless horizon which stretches all the way to Greenland.
Bø Museum - Museum Nord
2017-02-27 22:06The museum is located in beautiful natural surroundings by the seaside, Vinjesjøen.
Visit Parkvoll, formerly the bailiff´s residence, where you will find special emphasis to the female author Regine Normann.
Regine Normann is well known for her work with both fairytales and novels.
Aquaculture Centre – Visit a Norwegian Salmon Farm
2017-02-27 18:08Visit a real fish farm!
Norway is the world's largest producer of Atlantic salmon, and around 14 million people around the world enjoy Norwegian salmon every day! Along with fishery, aquaculture is the main industry in Vesterålen, providing valuable opportunities for employment and settlement alo
Øksnes museum - Museum Nord
2017-02-27 18:07The Øksnes of today emerges as a high-tech fishing village, based on several thousand years of experience. Fishing has been going on in Øksnes since the Stone Age. With the help of archaeogical finds and sites, together with written sources, we can follow developments in the fishing villages from th
2017-02-27 18:07The Vesteråls Museum can show off the stately Melbo farmhouse where the founder Christian Frederiksen and his family lived. We provide a 12 minute slideshow that captures the atmosphere and gives an overview of the activities that took place at Melbu in the beginning of the 19th Century. In addition
The Coastal Express Museum - Museum Nord
2017-02-27 18:06The national museum foundation for the coastal express at Stokmarknes. Exhibitions of authentic rooms and environments, photographs, paintings, model ships, historical films, videos and a multi-media show lasting 20 min. Wheelchair user friendly. The coastal express M/S «Finnmarken» from 1956 is an
Norwegian Fishing Industry Museum
2017-02-27 18:06The national fishing industry museum was established in the spring of 1991 as a public institution, and was named Norsk Fiskeindustrimuseum. The University of Tromsø, University of Bergen, NHH Bergen, Norges sildesalgslag, Sildemelfabrikkenes landsforening, LO, SND, Vesterålen regionråd, Hadsel komm
Jennestad old trading post - Museum Nord
2017-02-27 17:07The old Trading Post at Jennestad (8 km from Sortland): An old trading post, located by the sea, easily accessible by boat – as it should be in the old days. Time has stood still after the closing of the shop in 1982. The shelves offers authentic products of all kinds, and you may also visit the old