Polarmuseet og Norges arktiske universitetsmuseum holder stengt

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The Polar Museum and The Arctic University Museum are closed

As a preventive measure against further spread of the coronavirus, all exhibitions will be closed until further notice. In addition, all events until April 19th are canceled. Facts, advice and measures concerning the coronavirus can be found here.


Tromsø Museum

Your oasis of knowledge!

At Tromsø Museum you will find exhibitions that provide insight in North Norwegian culture and nature. Here we present science in many forms and you can meet researchers in lectures and debates. Bring your family and friends for a rewarding day.

The exhibitions are here for you to experience, assess and explore. There are buttons to press, objects to touch and questions to be answered – either by you or your companions. Guided tours will tell you more about the stories behind the objects on display.

Northern Stories - Northern Life

Covering Norway north of the Arctic Circle as well as the Arctic regions, Tromsø Museum offers stories of stubborn survival, of generous beauty and vivid wildlife. Come explore!

The museum building on a lovely day of spring

Tromsø Museum. Photo: Adnan Icagic (c) Tromsø University Museum

What's there to see at Tromsø Museum?

Whether you prefer insects or indigenous people, Gothic sculpture or archaeology, Tromsø Museum will provide you with fascinating facts on nature and culture in Northern Norway. Our collections are very varied, and the many temporary exhibitions means there is always something new for you to discover.

Tromsø Museum is a university museum, and our exhibitions are mainly based on thorough and recent research, very often incorporating the latest news from the world of science.

More information on our exhibitions here

  • Café Rotunden offers snacks and refresments during weekends; self-service on weekdays

  • Well-stocked gift and science shop

The museum is beautifully located on the southern tip of the Tromsø island, near the recreational grounds of Folkeparken and the bay Telegrafbukta. Parking is free, and the exhibitions are accessible for wheelchair users.

Tromsø Museum is one of four exhibition arenas within Tromsø University Museum. The others are The Polar Museum, MS Polstjerna and the Tromsø Arctic-Alpine Botanical Garden.

 



News

Discover the Aurora at Tromsø Museum
Get a grip of the Aurora physics and learn more about the Aurora myths.
Try out hands-on Northern Lights in our plasma chamber. Enjoy a guided tour, an award-winning film – and get a free Northern Lights book!
Venue: Tromsø Museum, Lars Thørings veg 10. Starting time: 2.00PM. Price: NOK 270 per person. Please book 24hrs in advance, ph. 77645001 or booking@tmu.uit.no.
Botanical excursion to Guolasjávri
Join us for at botanical excursion to Guolasjávri in Kåfjord on Monday 8 July. Leave from the Botanic Garden in Tromsø at 08:00 in own cars. Welcome!

New guidebook to Svalbard's flowering plants
An easy to use flora in four languages; English, Korean, Chinese and Norwegian.
New e-book about rock garden landscapes in Tromsø
How to make rock garden landscapes in Tromsø? See a cavalcade of pictures in our new e-book here. Welcome to a journey through a very special botanic garden!

Activities

AVLYST: Kajakk- og fangsttradisjoner på Grønland
Where: Norges arktiske universitetsmuseum
AVLYST: Krykkje
Where: Norges arktiske universitetsmuseum

AVLYST: Collecting ethnographic objects as an aristocratic hobby
Where: Norges arktiske universitetsmuseum
AVLYST Prosalong om tidsskriftet Ottar
Where: Norges arktiske universitetsmuseum

Norsk flagg   The flag of United Kingdom   Die deutsche Flagge     Le Pavillon français   La bandera española

Opening hours and prices

The Arctic University Museum is closed

As a preventive measure against further spread of the coronavirus, all exhibitions will be closed until further notice. In addition, all events until April 19th are cancelled. Sorry for the inconvenience.

1.6. - 31.8.:
09.00-18.00

1.9.- 31.5.:
Mon - Fri 10.00 - 16.30
Saturday 12.00 - 15.00
Sunday 11.00 - 16.00

Open every day, except for 1. and 17.5., 24. and 25.12.

Opening hours during Christmas 2019

Visiting adress:
Lars Thørings veg 10
Phone: +47 776 45 000
e-mail:  
postmottak@tmu.uit.no

Ticket prices:

Adults: 70 NOK
Children (7-18)/Students/seniors: 35 NOK
Children under 7 years: free
Family ticket (2 adults + children): 140 NOK
Groups (minimum 10 persons): 50 NOK pr person

Combination ticket Tromsø Museum/Polarmuseet/MS Polstjerna:   100/50/200 NOK
Students and employees, UiT: Free

The Polar Museum is closed

As a preventive measure against further spread of the coronavirus, all exhibitions will be closed until further notice. In addition, all events until April 19th are cancelled. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Opening hours
1.9–31.5:             11.00–17.00
1.6–31.8:             09.00–18.00

Open every day, except for 1 and 17 May.

 

Visiting address:
Søndre Tollbodgt 11

Phone: 77 62 33 60

E-mail:  postmaster@polarmuseum.no

Ticket prices:

Adults: 70 NOK
Children (7-18)/Students/seniors: 35 NOK
Children under 7 years: free
Family ticket (2 adults + children): 140 NOK
Groups (minimum 10 persons): 50 NOK pr person

Combination ticket Tromsø Museum/Polarmuseet/MS Polstjerna:   100/50/200 NOK
Students and employees, UiT: Free

THE SEALING VESSEL MS POLSTJERNA IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE.

 

Visiting adress:
Hjalmar Johansens gate 10 (by Polaria)
Phone: 77 62 33 60
E-mail:  
postmaster@polarmuseum.no

Accessibility:
Please observe that the stairs inside the ship are very steep. Visitors not comfortable with climbing ladders are advices to stay on the main deck. Regrettably, wheelchairs can not get onboard the vessel. Due to some high thresholds and dim lighting in parts of the ship, we recommend visitors with vision impairments to be accompanied.

Ticket prices for MS Polstjerna

Adults: 40 NOK
Children (7-18)/students/seniors: 20 NOK
Children under 7 years: free
Family ticket (2 adults + children): 80 NOK

Groups over 10 persons: 30 NOK pr person


Combination ticket MV Polstjerna/Tromsø Museum/Polarmuseet: 80/40/160 NOK

Combination ticket MV Polstjerna/Polaria:
- Adults: 115 NOK
- Children: 60 NOK
- Students: 75 NOK
- Seniors: 90 NOK

 

The Botanical Garden is open 24/7.

(The Botanical Garden has only outdoor displays.)

The cafe in Botanical garden

Summertime (1.6. - 31.8.)
Every day: 11.30-15.30


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