Polstjerna is located at the southern end of downtown Tromsø, within easy walking distance from most of the city’s hotels and places to stay.
Visiting by car:
Polstjerna does not have its own car park. However, there are a public carpark right beside the entrance to the museum. Museum visitors may park here for a fee, which may be paid by card, cash or by downloading the Easypark app.
Visiting by bus:
Given its central location, you can catch many different buses to reach Polstjerna. You can use this travel planner to check which bus number and departure time to take to get to the museum. The nearest bus stop to Polstjerna is "Polaria".
If you visit the city’s tourist information office at Visit Tromsø, you can buy the Tromsø Pass. The provides unlimited bus travel during the specified period as well as admission to a range of attractions in Tromsø, including both our museums.
Unfortunately, we don’t sell bus tickets at the museum. However, you can buy bus tickets at several kiosks in Tromsø, the ticket counter at the Tromsø Passenger Terminal or via the “Troms Billett” app. Another option is to buy an electronic travel card (Tromskortet).
Adults: NOK 50,- Senior citizens: NOK 25,- Children under 18: Free Students: Free
Combination ticket The Arctic University Museum, Polstjerna and the Polar Museum: Adult NOK 150.- (ordinary price NOK 250,-) Combination ticket The Arctic University Museum, Polstjerna and the Polar Museum: Senior citizens NOK 75.- (ordinary price NOK 125,-)
Groups (min. 10 persons): NOK 37,50,- per person Combination ticket groups (min. 10 persons): NOK 112,50 per person
Annual ticket 365 days one adult: NOK 250,- Annual ticket 365 days family (2 adults + children): NOK 500,-