Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Longyearbyen that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Longyearbyen to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Longyearbyen page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.
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Top Longyearbyen Museums
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521, 9171, Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Setup in 1979, the Svalbard Museum was located in the oldest part of Longyearbyen. Today, in a quiet, calm realm of its own, you will find the Svalbard Museum in the Svalbard Science Centre. This museum of natural and cultural history is a must visit; credit to its magnificent exhibits, its intriguing information pool and the breathtakingly be...
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401-18, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
Co-founded by an Italian Stefano Poli and a Norwegian Ingunn Loyning, the stunningly remarkable Spitsbergen Airship Museum has documented the long history of aviation in modern Svalbard. This museum tells the story of polar exploration, mostly from around Svalbard using grand original artefacts, original newspapers and other documents.
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Barentsburg , Svalbard
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This small museum, though not the most rich, is nevertheless vital for the records it maintains of the Pomors, the people of the White Sea, who some (including this museum) claim were the true first discoverers of Svalbard. In recent years, the museum has been a point of minor conflict between Russia and Norway; the museum was built by Russia, and ...