Tromsø folkebibliotek was moved from its old premises in Storgatbakken to new building quarter August 2005. The library is monumental and majestic visible from most parts of Tromsø city center. Inside the building are collections distributed over four floors. Its located in rebuilded old Focus Cinema.
Tromsø Gallery of Contemporary Art - is located in the southern part of the Tromsø town centre. This building was constructed in order to house the Tromsø Museum, in conjunction with Tromsø's 100 year anniversary celebration, in 1894. In 1961, the museum was relocated to another premise, situated on the southern part of the Island. After the building was used for various cultural purposes until the Tromsø Art Centre moved in the 1980s. At the same time the Tromsø Gallery of Contemporary Art started to function here.
M/S Polstjerna - is a preserved sealing vessel built in 1949. Its one of the last in its class to be built and is the best preserved vessel that has taken part in seal hunting.
Through the years the vessel has undergone some limited rebuilding, the replacement of the wheelhouse in 1975 was the biggest project. Much of the original materials are preserved. The entire interior fittings above and below deck are original and the vessel is seen as extremely authentic.
Mack Brewery - Until 10.12.2000 was the northernmost brewery in the world. This honour was taken by Nordkapp Mikrobryggeri, a microbrewery in Honningsvåg. However, due to Mack's old traditions and nationwide distribution, Mack is regarded as a more proper brewery, and is often cited as the northernmost in the world, including the label on Mack's beer bottles.
In the same building English Consulate is (strategically) located.