Clarion Collection Hotel Aurora
Sjogata 19 - 21
Phone: (47) 77 781100
Fax: (47) 77 781101
Arts & Museums
Established in the year 1985, the Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum or the North Norwegian Art Museum is a treasure trove of fine artworks. The museum houses a collection of some beautiful paintings, photographs, handicrafts and sculptures from 1800s which are a treat for the eyes. There are paintings by the likes of Sigurd Brong and Lisbeth Daehlin as well. Spread over three floors, Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum is a major tourist attraction in the city. To know more about the museum, check the website.
Located in what was formerly a custom warehouse, the museum was established in the year 1978. The museum is spread over three buildings and has a wonderful collection of photographs, sculptures, books and other unique objects. As the name would suggest, the museum has artifacts from the polar region and gives a peek into the hard conditions in that area. There are several tours and events conducted by the museum for school kids, that are interesting and informative to attend.Check the website for varying days.
The Tromsø Museum is the oldest scientific establishment in the city. Displays include archeological exhibits and collections holding an historical significance.