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Holmen 1, Honningsvag 9750, Norway
+47 78 47 72 00
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Fascinating historical museum

This is a wonderful gem of a museum. Particularly interesting are the WWII exhibits and the small... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bend, Oregon
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This is delightful only here a few hours but enough. The museum is really good and informative... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
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  • Average8%
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  • Terrible4%
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“museum” (14 reviews)
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Holmen 1, Honningsvag 9750, Norway
+47 78 47 72 00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful gem of a museum. Particularly interesting are the WWII exhibits and the small films that are continually showing in one of the side rooms. Many of the exhibits are very moving, detailing the plight of regular people in Norway during WWII....More

1  Thank AKTraveler50
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This is delightful only here a few hours but enough. The museum is really good and informative. Pretty place, very small.

Thank rimkel
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The 34 km drive from Honningsvag to Nordkapp is scenic. Sit on the right side of the bus for best views - and in the first row, if you can. Wait for crowds to clear the area around the globe and the Mother and Child...More

Thank Akhil B
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Visited on our NCL cruise. This was a wonderful experience and opened our eyes to how life in northern Norway is like. The history of WW2 occupation, beautiful displays all enhanced the experience. I would recommend this city center museum to all those who visit...More

1  Thank pinn
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The museum gives an introduction to the story and history of northernmost part of Europe. The way of life and the devastation after the Second World War.

1  Thank SandraMilenaIden
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This wasn't a museum about fisheries or history. There was an Australian girl at the reception informing me the museum was free. It seems that the main part of the museum was closed. We could just visit an exhibition of local artists... The main part...More

Thank Ferdia F
Arvid B, Manager at Nordkappmuseet, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Dear Ferdia F, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion of the museum with TripAdvisor. Let me offer my apologies that the exhibition you visited did not meet your expectations. In 2016, the museum had just moved its collections into...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016

There's no other museum like this in the world. This is a unique location in the world. You must go to Honnigsvag at least once in your life, see the Cape North and this museum as well. No excuses

Thank Barbicane8
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

After reading reviews I wanted to visit the museum on my coastal voyage. However it is closed for improvements. Just anted to advise others. However I was able to visit a great little tourist shop with an upstairs Christmas shop.

3  Thank Whitehead2148
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Honningsvag is a small town...it offers a lovely museum which focus on the history and the Nazi occupation.

2  Thank Valli C
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Very interesting history of the Nazi occupation and burning of all but the old church we we had to visit after that!

1  Thank f2s
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