Saltstraumen Museum

Experience Norway's oldest musical instrument, the custom made 'Straum-boat', stories of the wise local women of the 18-1900's and explore a large amount of historical (including viking) items.

Guided museum tour | 1-2 hours
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The museum is open for drop-in on selected days during the summer season, but guided tours can also be booked. Use our contact form.

This is a small local museum, established by the Saltstraumen History union.


  • Norway's oldest musical instrument - "Brummeren from Tuv"
  • Everyday life near the Saltraumen Maelstrom
  • Straumboat - the boat the used in the worlds strongest malstrom
  • Women's history - from the wise women to the midwife and the Dinesen collection

This page is in development, check out the museum's own website or contact us for more information.