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Wednesday, 26 October 2011 10:56
Fjellheisen - cable car. One of most visited attractions. Taking you in just few minutes to 421m(1382ft) above sea level, offering spectacular panoramic view over all Tromsø (Tromsøya) and surrounding islands - Kvaløya, Ringvassøya. See/Read MORE...
Polaria - Centre of arctic flora and fauna. World's most northerly aquarium. In large fish tanks you can see the most common species of fish in the Barents Sea and around Svalbard. See/Read MORE...
Tromsø Gallery of Contemporary Art (Tromsø Kunstforening) - is a central venue for the arts in Northern Norway, and focuses on recent experimental and contemporary art in their program. In the exhibitions and projects work Art Association, both with international artists, with a focus on artists and topics specifically related to the North.See/Read MORE...
Art Museum of Northern Norway (Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum) - Art about and from Northern Norway, early 19th century to the present, along with national art history and temporary exhibits.See/Read MORE...
The Arctic Cathedral - build in 1965 is a dearing piece of architecture, inspired by Arctic nature. Composed into Tromsdalen valley, with Tromsdalstind at the top. The "Return of Christ" glass mosaic dominates the interior. Is a host to summer and winter concerts. See/Read MORE...
Perspektivet Museum - Temporary exhibitions about Tromsø's past and present. Housed in a magnificent wooden buiding from 1838. Documentary photo exhibits. Operates also the Folkeparken open air museum.See/Read MORE...
Polar Museum - The Polar Museum tells the exciting story of risky Arctic trapping and courageous polar expeditions. Located in former Customs House on the quayside dating from 1830 in the historic Skansen area. Polar Museum was opened on 18 June 1978. It was the day 50 years after Roald Amundsen left Tromsø on his last expedition, to search for Umberto Nobile and the airship "Italia".See/Read MORE...
Tromsø University Museum - Sami culture, archaelogy, church art, geology, Northern Lights and zoology in Northern Norway's most comprehensive museum. Suitable for children! For prices and opening hours check Tromsø University Museum official website.
- science center promoting natural science for schools and youth. Planetarium with ceiling turned into 180x180degree screen panoramic movie theater. Play shows about the Northern Lights and the night sky for the general public. For prices and opening hours check Nordnorsk vitensenter official website
Arctic-Alpine Botanic garden
- Open 24 hours, free admission. Worth seeing just after snow melts. The World's northernmost botanic garden with Arctric, Antarctic and Alpine plants from all continents. Traditional perennials and herbs from Northern Norway. Arctic-Alpine Botanic official website
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