Museums along Kystriksveien
Local history collections and village museums can be found along the entire coastal road. Here you will find tools, objects and buildings conveying the history of life along the most beautiful coast of the world - from the harsh realities of the coastal farmer to the position of the trading centers as centers of power.
The trading centre at Kjerringøy, north of Bodø, is located idyllic and stands forth as one of Norway’s most important building memorials from the 18-th century. It contains 15 antiquated buildings in a unique setting.
The Norwegian Aviation Museum is Norway’s national aviation museum.
Egge museum is located just north of Steinkjer center, in a landscape with cultural monuments and traces of the entire man-made history. Get an insight into the interwar Steinkjer, 100 years of tractor history and the Viking history of Egge farm. Children can take part in activities and greet the animals in the yard.
Get to know the Norwegian coastal culture and industry through exhibitions and historic walks in the museum Norveg, the old trading place Berggården and other buildings in Rørvik.
Bygdetunet is situated at the place what once was called Viks most beautiful garden, today nearby Vik church, not far away from the centre of Vik. A pleasent stop along road 17 - Kystriksveien.
The Petter Dass-museum at Alstahaug is The County of Nordland´s millennium site. The museum is dedicated to the heritage of the priest and poet Petter Dass.
In the land-based exhibition centre, you can descend into the centre of a huge aquarium (over 10 metres in diameter). There you will be surrounded by salmon that are swimming around you in every direction.
Travel back in time when visiting Myrvoll Cultural Farm. Located along the fjord Holandsfjorden in Meløy, next to road 17. Experience the old way of farm life along vith art exhibitions.
Vega World Heritage Center is located close to Nes on Gardsøya. Through exhibitions and activities you learn about the life of the fish farmer and inhabitants on these islands - and about the background for the world heritage status. The center also has a nice Café.
The Norwegian Jekt Trade Museum in Bodø takes you on board a voyage into the exciting history of maritime navigation and trade along the Norwegian coast. Our unique preserved Jekt Anna Karoline is the hub of our exhibition.
The trade post was established in 1794 and is today a small and cosy museum in Ørnes in the Meløy region. Here you can enjoy a couple of interesting exhibitions as well as a nice cafe. The museum is located right next to Ørnes Hotel.
Saltstraumen Stories is an experience company located in Saltstraumen, Bodø. We develop and offer you activities and experiences based on Saltstraumen's unique natural and cultural history.