The Borderland Museum, Kirkenes

About The Borderland Museum, Kirkenes

The Borderland Museum, Kirkenes - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Forstevannslia, N-9900 Kirkenes, Norway

Phone: +47-78994880

Ticket Price: 50 NOK

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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The Borderland Museum also known as Grenselandmuseet is closely located with the Savio museum. The museum depicts the history of Sor Varanger Community and tells about their past and present conditions. Moreover, the borderland museum houses exhibitions on WWII in "The Borderland", Sami culture, mining at AS Sydvaranger, the art of Kaare Espolin Johnsson and several exhibitions on the nature, culture and history of Sor-Varanger. Posters, souvenirs’, art from Kaare Espolin Johnson's han and handicrafts can be purchased at the museum. The museum focuses on Norwegian, Finnish and Russian immigration. It also gives out information about the political and cultural colonization of local inhabitant second world war and how the mining company was established. If history gets you curious and inquisitive, the Borderland Museum is a much recommended attraction for you.

The Borderland Museum Information

  • The museum closes earlier during winters.
  • The Savio museum is a neighbor to the borderland museum.

The Borderland Museum Ticket Prices

  • Reduced: NOK 40
  • Children below 16 years: Free.

The Borderland Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • Winter: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
  • Summer: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
  • Recommended time to visit: Summer- 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Restaurants Near The Borderland Museum

  • Rica Arctic Restaurant
  • Surf & Turf Restaurant AS
  • Thon Hotel Kirkenes Restaurant

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