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Welcome to The Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and North-Troms

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Our exhibition aims to convey the poignancy of the dramatic events of WWII; the forced evacuation. The conflagration and the restoration. Never before has any war had such dire consequences for the people of our country.

You will be able to read about how people adjusted to forced evacuation and cave life during the arctic winter of 1944-45, how they rallied optimism and faith, and by dint of sheer willpower built their new homes. See what happened when multicultural communities were "Norwegianised", standardised and modernised.

The museum addresses our recent past and the memories of people who are still alive; our parents and grandparents. WWII has affected every one of us, and The Museum of Reconstruction aims to be a treasure house for all our stories.

We hope all our visitors will feel stimulated and enlightened by their stay. Do not hesitate to let us know if we can improve our presentation and the service.

Opening hours and entrance fees

Summer  
28.05. - 12.08.18  
Mon.-Sun. 10.00-16.00 
Winter  
Mon.-Fri. 09.00-15.00 
Sat.-Sun. 11.00-14.00
Easter  
29.03. - 02.04.18 closed
May 1th, 10th and 21th closed
May 17th  free entrance 11.00-15.00
Christmas and New Year  
24.12 11.00-13.00
25.12 - 02.01.18. closed
children under 16 free
student nok 50
individual nok 80
pensioner nok 50
groups 10 persons + nok 50

Exhibition booklet

 

Address, phone and e-mail

Gjenreisningsmuseet for Finnmark og Nord-Troms
Postboks 1224
N-9616 HAMMERFEST

Phone +47 78 40 29 40

post@gjenreisningsmuseet.no