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Very disappointed. Considering this is one of the main museums in Tromso there was no information on their website to say it’s closed until 6 January. We had to find out from a notice placed on their door. This was one of the reasons we...More
This museum covered a lot of polar history ranging from famous explorers, tales of hardship and survival (or not), and as horrible as it sounds the barbarity of the old ways of living in the harsh polar region. It does not have some of the...More
This is a very town-specific museum that houses the early history of the Tromso area. It was built upon the fur, fishing, and whaling industries. Many of the original implements, tools, bones, pelts, stuffed animals, and pictures graphically depict how the animals were mistreated and...More
Told myself not to visit anymore museum but there is really nothing much else to do. It was raining, so went in and paid 60kr. Nothing much to describe except stuffs you will see in every museum except this one displays the local history.
great museum with info about polar expeditions and various explorers! visitors were given a paper booklet in english which explains every room/exhibit. may be better if the booklet is laminated? it seems to be falling apart! haha but still very useful.
The Polar Museum has an immense range and depth of material describing many aspects of Polar discovery, life and work. Presented very well. From the outside it looks like a small building but once inside it keeps expanding. We spent several hours, but it could...More
We went with our one year old. She wasn't interested in much, but it's a casual place and no one minded her crawling around a bit. Older children would likely be interested in the stuffed animals and model boats.