Summer jobs 2023 (deadline February 15, 2023)

Sesongarbeider. Foto: Kjell Ove Storvik/Lofotr Vikingmuseum

 We are looking for enthusiastic, happy and skilled co-workers for the upcoming summer season of 2023.

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Program for Lofotr Vikingfestival 2022


We are pleased to announce the Vikingfestival 3. -7. August 2022.

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Flexible as a Viking?


Being agile, playful, and adventurous is good if you want to be a good Viking - and whether you are a child, young or adult.

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Axe throwing and bow-and-arrow-shooting


A Viking had to be able to use an ax and to shoot with a bow and arrow or other methods. 

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The blacksmith and craftsmen


The blacksmith can be found every day in the smithy this summer. The smithy is located down by Viking ship harbour. You can also find craftspeople in the chieftain´s house.

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Sail and row Viking ship


Come and join sailing with the Viking ship this summer.

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The Vikings’ Warm Lunch


Over an open fire in the Feast Hall, or the Living Quarters, lamb soup is simmering in the large cauldron. Bring your family together in a historic setting.

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Family activity

Lokes Tricky Rune Path 2020 - B. Foto: MHE, Lofotr Vikingmuseum
Join an educational and exciting activity through the landscape of the museum. Suitable for families with children between 3-12 years old.
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Food & drinks and Museum gift shop


In the museum gift shop, both adults and children will find a selection of nice things. And who does not get hungry from being in the Viking age?

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Traveling all the islands?

Museum Nord

In Lofoten, Vesterålen, and the Narvik region, there is much to be explored. If you are looking for insight into local life and history, the museums are the place to be. 

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Art exhibition at Lofotr Vikingmuseum

The artist Igor Filippov is exhibiting his work at Lofotr Vikingmuseum.  

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Open café

NEWS - the museum café is open also in winter. 

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Easter holidays

Who stole the Viking Chieftain's horse? Extra activities for families. 

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Opening hours for March & April


The scent of tar and smoke - step into the world's largest longhouse from Viking age and see how the Vikings lived.   

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Opening Hours October


The scent of tar and smoke - step into the world's largest longhouse from Viking age and see how the Vikings lived.  

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Autumn holiday 2021

Foto: Kjell Ove Storvik, Lofotr Vikingmuseum-134-1200x628-crop

In the autumn holidays week (40) there are extra activities for children and families. 

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Opening hours September


The scent of tar and smoke - step into the world's largest longhouse from Viking age and see how the Vikings lived. 

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Covid-19 authorities advice

IMG_6779 photo HAEilertsen/Lofotr Vikingmuseum Covid-19 authorities adwice

Lofotr Vikingmuseum and all museums/units part of Museum Nord are strictly following the rules set by the authorities to prevent spreading of the Covid-19-virus. 

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Bring your own smartphone and headphones

Photo: Kjell Ove Storvik, Lofotr Vikingmuseum

In the archaeological exhibition and in the cinema, we have an audio guide system. In the Viking chieftain's house and outdoors, there is no audio guide system. Due to COVID-19, we do not lend iPods, tablets or headsets.

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Opening hours May 2021

Kjell_Ove_Storvik-Borg-2873 Lofotr Vikingmuseum is open

During May, the museum is open at specific dates. Groups may book their visit every day, even outside ordinary opening hours. 

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TEL: +47 76 15 40 00