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Excellent small museum

We learnt so much about the history of Honningsvag and the region in general from this lovely small... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Not to be Overlooked Small Gem

Part of touring is experiencing how others live - their food, music, art and history. The photos... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
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A cultural and historical museum, which presents the local history and culture at Magerøya in Finnmark.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Holmen 1, Honningsvag 9750, Norway
+47 78 47 72 00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small Museum but offers great pictorial information about the history of the area. WW2 information is well worth a read and to view. Friendly staff and fairly cheap for what's on offer. English text available for all exhibitions.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ryba000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent museum providing great contextual information for a visit to this area. Focus on fishing and ww2 in the area. Both presented with interesting film from the time too. We spent just over one and a quarter hours there which fealt about right. Just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Colin S
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We learnt so much about the history of Honningsvag and the region in general from this lovely small museum with wonderful exhibits. Whilst we were looking at exhibits on the upper floor, a guide came to join us (not many people in the museum at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KernowTravellers10
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Part of touring is experiencing how others live - their food, music, art and history. The photos and exhibits do a wonderful job telling the story of Norwegian life during the war and their future. I was very impressed with this jewel box of a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Chgotourist
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

The surrounding are incredible and there is lot to see and feel. Inside the museum and the shop the atmosphere is touristy and unfriendly. Try going in with a little dog and you get first hand experience of the Norwegian unfriendliness... Not a good vibe...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Peppi T
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Nice little museum detailing the history of the region and the ravages of WWII to the area. Won't take long to go through, so worth a stop if your cruise ship stops in Honningsvag or if you're on your way to Nordkapp.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GregW2751
Reviewed June 7, 2018

The North Cape itself is a geographical feature but how it has helped shape the people who live there, and its significance during World War II, need to be explained. This museum does both in an easily assimilated way. The exhibits have bilingual Norwegian and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 380Roger
Reviewed May 23, 2018

We were travelling on the Hurtigruten coastal voyage, and it stops at Honningsvag to allow passengers to make a coach trip to the North Cape. We'd done that trip on previous visits, so this time, we went instead to the North Cape Museum in the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Bill D
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

This small museum (2 floors) is devoted to the history of the town of Honningsvåg (and North Cape area) where it is located, including the fishing industry and the World War II German occupation. Almost all of the photos and exhibits have an English description...More

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank BruceTheSheep
Reviewed December 18, 2017

We arrived at 11.15 am and it was still pretty dark. After looking around the town we returned to the ship and stopped to look in the museum as it was close to the dock. It cost 50NKR per person entry fee. There is a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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