The National Norwegian Aviation Museum was opened in 1994 and is Norway’s national museum in this field. It is situated in Bodø in a building shaped like a gigantic propeller, and deals with both military and civil aviation. Inside the museum you can experience aviation and its fascinating history at close quarters.
Further, you will learn the story of how people began to fly. Did you know that the famous Polar explorer Roald Amundsen was also an aviation pioneer? Discover the spectacular story of racing to the North Pole by air. You will take in the development of passenger flights and explore the important efforts of aircraft during the Second World War and the Cold War, and much more. Come right up close and sense the smell of the real flying machines like the famous spy plane U-2, Spitfire, Focke Wulf and Twin Otter. You will hear exciting stories about people who have fulfilled their dream of flying, while wandering through a spectacular exhibition landscape where you are surrounded by history.
Season: Year-round (except January)
Duration 2-3 hours
Capacity Up to 500 per hour
The exhibitions are easily accessible.
Refreshments can be served on request.
Transportation is not included.