Lofoten War Memorial Museum, privately and passionately run, is a fascinating place. Models in original military uniforms gaze down and...
On the main square and beside the tourist office, the North Norwegian Artist's Centre hosts changing exhibitions of paintings,...
From the port, several competing companies offer sailings into the constricted confines of nearby Trollfjord, spectacularly steep and...
Svolvær's oldest pub is all dark crannies that speak of sailors long gone.
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Lonely Planet review
Housed, appropriately, in what was once a fish-freezing plant, this is the ultimate place to chill out, perhaps with something to warm the spirit, served in an ice glass. The 500-sq-metre space is filled with huge ice sculptures, illustrating Lofoten life. If you can't come back to northern Norway in winter, here's a great, if brief, approximation.