The Polar Museum Or Polarmuseet860 Votes Currently Open
This museum is all about Norwegian catches, Arctic Science and Polar exhibitions. This museum is known mainly for the fantastic Roald Amundsen collection. It was built on 18th June, 1978 just 50 years after the famous explorer visited the city.
The museum is still housed in one of the oldest buildings of the city that formerly housed customs warehouses and sheds. The permanent collections of the museum include:
- Dutch Capture - These are the displays showing monuments and depicting the history of the Dutch hunters who were taken for whaling in Spitsbergen by Willem Barents in 1596.
- Arctic Overwintered - This area shows polar bears and winter foxes which form the main fauna species of the region.
- Pick Capture - This place depicts one of the main activities of the region which is sealing.
- Roald Amundsen - As mentioned earlier, this is the collection of memorabilia and photographs of the expeditions done by the explorer.
- Fritjof Nansen - Photos of expedition to the North Pole with “The Farm” within 1893- 1896.
Entrance Ticket Details For The Polar Museum Or Polarmuseet
- Children (7- 18 years): NOK 30
- Family (2 adults + 2 children under 18years): NOK 120
- Students: NOK 30
- Seniors: NOK 30
- Special (Polarmuseet + Tromso Museum): NOK 80
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64.13% of people who visit Tromso include The Polar Museum Or Polarmuseet in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
75.3% of people start their The Polar Museum Or Polarmuseet visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see The Polar Museum Or Polarmuseet
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