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“Informative and well equipped”

Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms
Ranked #4 of 12 things to do in Hammerfest
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Although a small museum, I was surprised about the good way of displaying ancient history of the Finnmark region and the history of Hammerfest, with a focus on the German occupation and the reconstruction after WW II. A definitive plus are the rooms displaying the way Norwegians used to live in the either barracks or the rebuild modern Fiftieth style houses. Last but not least enables the tower of the building a wonderful view over Hammerfest.

This museum is definitive worth to be visited during a stay in Hammerfest!

3  Thank Pierre S
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Doris W, Kundeansvarlig at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear Pierre,
thank you so much for taking the time to visit our museum - and to write this statement on tripadvisor. We are pleased to read that you had a good time with us and took the opportunity to learn about the history of Finnmark and North-Troms.
We appreciate that you chose to spend time with us during your stay in Hammerfest - your are most welcome back whenever you return to the the northernmost town in the world.
Best regards,
Doris and the rest of the museum staff

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

This was an interesting museum to visit and to see how Hammerfest was affected during the war and how it was rebuilt. There was a film to watch that was really useful.

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Doris W, Kundeansvarlig at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear claireym50,
thank you very much for your review! We are happy to hear that you found our museum interesting and worth visiting. You are always most welcome back, whenever you come to Hammerfest.
Best regards
Doris and the rest of the museum staff

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

The entrance to this museum was light and airy with a spacious café and an old-style gift shop. The museum itself was well set out and very interesting, helped by the addition of all information in both English and German as well as Norwegian. There was a small area showing, on demand, original footage from the war years. Lighting came on automatically in the various ‘furnished rooms’ when you stepped in through the doorway. Well worth a visit.

Thank s3aview
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Doris W, Kundeansvarlig at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear s3aview,
thank you very much for your nice review! We appreciate you taking the time to visit our museum, and to write the review on tripadvisor.
We truly enjoy reading when our guests had a good time with us and we hope we will be able to welcome you back whenever you return to Hammerfest.
Best regards from the northernmost town of the world.
Doris and the rest of the museum staff

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Nice, historically educative exhibition. In a relatively short time you can gain basic knowledge about history of Hammerfest.

Thank PetarBata
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Doris W, Kundeansvarlig at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Hei PetarBata.
Thanks a lot for your visit and for taking the time to rate us on tripadvisor. It is truly appreciated.
You are always most welcome back to our museum, whenever you are in Hammerfest.
Sincerely,
Doris / head of guest relations

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Good film and exhibits about the devastation during WW11 and the subsequent hardship during the lengthy reconstruction. The prefab houses were remarkably similar to those in the UK which can be seen at the Avoncroft museum in Bromsgrove.

Thank John M
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Doris W, Kundeansvarlig at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Dear John.
Thank you so much for your visit and for your kind review.
You are always most welcome back to visit our museum again whenever you come to Hammerfest.
Best regards,
Doris / head of guest relations

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