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«Reciprocally Yours», art project by Marianne Løvvik

«Reciprocally Yours» 2019-2022 is a project that questions democratic states’ self-awareness in international processes. Western aid and trade policies are executed in the name of democracy, but inevitably have connections to economic interests and balancing security policies. Trade policies are presented as a mutual good, but also involve cooperation with corrupt regimes and economic benefit […]

Toil and Despair. Polish Prisoners of War and Civil Forced Labourers in Northern Norway 1942–1945

The temporary exhibition “Toil and Despair. Polish Prisoners of War and Civil Forced Labourers in Northern Norway 1942–1945” is shown at Narvik War Museum in the period September 28th – November 21st 2021. The exhibition is about living and working conditions and the destinies of the Polish prisoners of war and civil forced labourers, that […]

Dressed for Battle

What equipment is needed when going into battle? The temporary exhibition “Dressed for Battle” displays uniforms of the nations that participated in the Narvik campaign in the spring of 1940 and different equipment they had with them. The exhibition shows at Narvik War Museum in the period June 28th – September 5th 2021.

Liberated! A Digital Exhibition by Narvik War Museum

On 8 May 1945, Norway, together with the rest of Europe, was liberated from the Nazi occupation that had held the country in its grip for five long years. This digital exhibition documents the days of the liberation in 1945 in Narvik, a small town in Northern Norway that was attacked when Germany invaded Norway […]

Autumn 2020: “Stolen Years: Children in the High North during the Second World War”

The temporary exhibition “Stolen Years: Children in the High North during the Second World War” was shown at Narvik War Museum in the period September 8th 2020 – March 18th 2021. The temporary exhibition “Stolen Years: Children in the High North during the Second World War” presents stories of and from children who lived in […]

Sommer 2020:  «Sven Hörnell: Photographing Liberation»

The temporary exhibition «Sven Hörnell: Photographing Liberation» can be seen at Narvik War Museum until August 31st 2020. In May 1945, the Swedish photographer Sven Hörnell (1919-1992) followed the Norwegian police troops from Sweden to Narvik, and further on to Tromsø. He photographed soldiers, civilians, and prison camps. The current exhibition presents moments from Hörnell’s […]

Temporary Exhibition concerning the Estonian Volunteers

The temporary exhibition «Under the North Star – Estonian Volunteers in the Battle of Narvik 1940” is displayed at Narvik War Museum from the 13th of September 2018 till the 3rd of March 2019. The exhibition is a result of a cooperation with the Estonian War Museum – General Laidoner Museum (Eesti Sõjamuuseum – Kindral […]

Temporary exhibition about ORP Grom

A temporary exhibition about ORP Grom is displayed at Narvik War Museum until the 31st of August 2018. The exhibition is a result of a cooperation with the Polish Naval Museum in Gdynia (Muzeum Marynarki Wojennej w Gdyni). The texts in the exhibition are in Norwegian, English and Polish. Items from Narvik War Museum’s collection […]

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