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Super interesting museum to learn about North Pole expeditions

We went to this museum the last day of our stay in Longerbayen and we did not expect to have this... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2021
danielemS1926VY
Great experience

Super interesting to read about the different expeditions, even for someone who didn’t previously... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2021
chlo_k335
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Reviewed 29 February 2020

Lots of information in this museum - but it mainly comprises of pages and pages of text stuck to the walls. Maybe what some people would enjoy, but our 10yr old and 13yr old were bored within minutes. There were a few videos running - but one was a 3hr documentary.... Zzzzzz

The Svalbard Museum across the road was much more suited for our family.

Date of experience: February 2020
2  Thank N73Oslo
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Reviewed 25 February 2020

A wonderful museum with a huge amount of information covering the interesting evolution of Polar Exploration, and the characters that were involved. Worth a couple of hours' time.

Date of experience: February 2020
2  Thank jhend085
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Reviewed 1 February 2020

Imposible to descripe it and you just have to visit the museum and read about the battle of The North Pole, which are not far away

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank TrunteDK
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Reviewed 16 August 2019 via mobile

A lot of information in this little museum. Fans of polar expedition history will appreciate all the artifacts and all the detailed information.

For others, it can be a good historic summary.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 16 August 2019

From the outside it appears quite a small museum, but there's loads of interesting information and artefacts inside. The museum has a really nice modern design inside, and is split into different sections documenting the various attempts during the early 20th Century to reach the North Pole.

Perhaps a little oddly, the only downside is that there is a lot of written information - but this reflects the passion of those who've put the museum together. It is possibly to dip in and out of the information on display quite easily, but an overview/introduction to each section would aid this.

Overall good value for money and a nice way to pass an hour or so.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Pepjam
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