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How to get to the museum

Lofotr Viking Museum is located just off the E10, 13 km north of Leknes, 53 km south of Svolvær.

Public bus
Bus stop (“Viking Museum”) approx. 100 metres from the museum. Find bus routes on reisnordland.no (formerly 177nordland.no)

Bodø – Svolvær – Bodø reisnordland.no
TIP: if you are travelling by bus and express boat, check “Travel pass Nordland”, which allows you to travel for 7 days for a low fee.

The nearest airports are at Leknes and in Svolvær. The routes are operated by Widerøe, including direct routes to Bodø, Oslo.

Phone number for taxi: 07550
www.lofotentaxi.no / www.nordlandtaxi.no/leknes

Arives at Stamsund (26 km) and Svolvær (53 km) every night.
Read more on Hurtigruten.com

Car hire
Should be booked well in advance. Read more about car rental hereOr here.


The ferries are operated by Torghatten Nord

Distance table

To Lofotr Viking Museum from:

Å i Lofoten: 74 kmLeknes: 13 kmSvolvær: 53 kmEvenes: 228 km
Moskenes fergeleie: 70 kmBallstad: 23 kmFiskebøl:84 kmAndenes: 265 km
Reine: 66 kmStamsund: 26 kmSortland: 138 km
Ramberg: 40 kmHenningsvær: 46 kmLødingen: 155 km

More about Lofotr Vikingmuseum

Viking Chess Game


From children’s toys and adult board games, to books and clothes. Shop for your inner Viking.

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Museum Nord

Lofotr Vikingmuseum is part of Museum Nord, a foundation of twenty one venues across northern Norway.

Crowd watching a Viking fighting reenactment

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Membership of Lofotr Vikingmuseum brings you closer to the action and offers key discounts on events.

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