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.
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.
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
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
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