Henningsvær, in the heart of Lofoten!!

The Lofoten Aquarium

At the Lofoten Aquarium you can study our fascinating underwater world with its fish and other marine animals from Lofoten and the rest of coastal North Norway.

Here, you can follow life in the sea from the shoreline to the deepest deep, gaining insight into the maritime ecosystem..

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Galleries and museums

There are a number of galleries here representing well-known artists (Gunnar Berg, Kåre Espolin Johnson, Karl Erik Harr, Dagfinn Bakke) as well as those with less famous artists. The local museums include the Fishing Village Museum, Stockfish Museum, Doll and Toy Museum, War Memorial Museum, etc.
These are among the best of their kind in the country!.

 

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Norway's most extensive collection of uniforms and small items from World War II. The exhibition reflects the war years, 1940-45, with all their drama, degradation and brutality, but we also find a great spirit of self-sacrifice and unselfish perseverance.

The Espolin Gallery

The Espolin Gallery is situated in Lofoten, not far from Kabelvåg, and is devoted to the work of the artist Kaare Espolin Johnson, who is well-known for his depiction of the sea, the Lofoten Islands and the plight of the fishermen.

Lofoten House Gallery

Can boast of Norway's major collection of North Norwegian paintings from the period around the turn of the last century. Here, you will find paintings by such artists as Otto Sinding, Gunnar Berg, Even Ulving, Einar Berger, Ole Juul and Thorolf Holmboe, together with an exhibition of the work of Karl Erik Harr. The gallery covers three storeys and also houses a sales exhibition of oil paintings, photographs from the turn of the last century, photographs and a slide show by Frank A. Jenssen and an art and souvenir shop.


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The Northern Light

The Northern Lights are a light phenomenon that occurs when charged particles are hurled out from the sun and collide with the Earth's atmosphere..

The event takes place between 80 and 400 kilometres above the Earth's surface, and it is when electrons and protons collide with atmospheric gasses that the light show begins, filling the sky with the most amazing patterns that have fascinated us for centuries.