Tromsø University Museum: The nature, people and history of Northern Norway await you at our largest museum inside the Arctic Circle. Enjoy the Aurora, Sami culture, Arctic wild life, Vikings and medieval church art exhibitions at Tromsø Museum. Discover winter trapping, seal hunting and polar expeditions at the Polar Museum, a historic Customs warehouse from 1830 on the waterfront. Experience the authentic sealing vessel MV Polstjerna (Polar Star) and the SNOWHOW exhibition on what the Polar Heroes learned from the Inuit, the Sami and Arctic seafarers. Encounter the dramatic rock landscapes and colourful plants of the world’s northernmost botanic garden.
Tromsø Museum, visiting address Lars Thørings veg 10, open June 1st - August 31st 09.00-18.00. September 1st - May 31st: Mon - Fri 10.00 - 16.30, Saturday 12 - 15, Sunday 11.00– 16.00. Also 50% off the Way North booklet Northern Lights.
The Polar Museum, visiting address Søndre Tollbodgt 11, open January 1st - June 14th 11.00–17.00. June 15th - August 15th 09.00-18.00. August 16th - December 31st 11.00-17.00.
MV Polstjerna, visiting address Hjalmar Johansens gate 10 (next to Polaria), open June 15. – August 15 daily 11 - 17.
Tromsø Arctic-Alpine Botanic Garden, visiting address: Breivika, situated only 500m from the cruise harbour. Open 24/7. And free entrance around the clock too.
Northern Norway Art Museum, situated in the oldest street of Tromsø, is the youngest art museum in Norway, established in 1985. The mission of the Museum is to stimulate appreciation of and advance knowledge of visual and applied art. It focuses on art connected to the region of Northern Norway, in addition to main trends in Norwegian visual and applied art from the early 19th century until today. Selected works from the Northern Norway Art Museum’s permanent collection are always on display, while the museum also features temporary exhibitions of historic and contemporary art. Cruise Pass holders receive a 25% discount on all of the Museum’s own publications and we offer Free Wi-Fi and Free Entrance.
Shopping in Tromsø
Snarby Strikkestudio AS/ Tromsø Sweater Shop - www.sweatershopnorway.com Cruise Pass holders get a 10% discount on all Dale of Norway products, on ordinary prices, in our store. The store has the he largest selections of Northern-Norway products, sweaters, accessories, souvenirs and knitting yarn. Visiting address is Fredrik Langesgt 18 in Tromsø city. From spring 2018 a new shop in the new port terminal.
Ting – Norwegian interior design products for kitchens, bathrooms and the rest of the house. Ting offers 10% off purchases over NOK 500. Visiting address Storgata 52.
Glassblowing studio - Since 2002, Glassblowing studio has transformed hot liquid glass into distinctive works of art. From a tingling idea. Through thinking and sketching. Melting glass, creating the form and finally cooling off. Silja Skoglund and her dedicated staff put all their effort and passion into making the world a more beautiful one. Maybe they will reach yours too. Every item is unique and made in Tromsø, Arctic Norway. 10% off all goods. Visiting address Peder Hansensgt 4.
Restaurants in Tromsø
Emma´s Dream Kitchen Whether you dine in the classical elegance of the upstairs restaurant, or in the informal ground floor restaurant, Emma´s Dream Kitchen is renowned for serving appetizing cuisine of the highest quality. Delicious meals combined with a relaxed atmosphere create a dining experience not soon to be forgotten. Emma´s Dream Kitchen offers free coffee or tea with your meal as well as free Wi-Fi. Visiting address Kirkegata 8.
Drop-In-Deals & Attractions
Ludwig Mack Brewery Ludwig Mack Brewery is the place where you can experience the old premises of Macks Ølbryggeri - the northernmost brewery in the world. Visit our beer store -Kjeller 5-, where we also have souvenirs, and get 20% off beer glasses on purchases over NOK 100. You can also take a tour of the old building where Mack used to brew their beer, where you will get a short presentation of the raw materials used in making beer, the brewing process, Mack's beer range and a visit to our microbrewery. Open Monday-Friday 11.00-18.00 (Tour 1530), Saturday 11.00-15.00. Kjeller 5, Storgata 4.
Fjellheisen - Cablecar In four minutes, the cablecar in Tromsø takes you up to Storsteinen, 420 metres above sea level, where you can take pleasure in a fantastic view overlooking the town and surrounding mountains. At the "Fjellstua" restaurant, you can enjoy a cup of coffee, lunch or dinner while delighting in the view. Fully-licensed bar. Opening hours: Summer June 1 – Aug 10: 10.00–01.00. Winter Aug 11 – May 31: 10.00–23.00. Visiting address: Solliveien i Tromsdalen, take Tromsdalen Bus 26. Visiting address: Solliveien i Tromsdalen. Free coffee, tea or hot chocolate together with a meal in the restaurant Tromsø Outdoor Tromsø Outdoor offers exciting Arctic adventures and activities in the Tromsø area. We also have a hire centre providing everything you need for your nature-based adventure! We have a large stock of rental bikes, to explore Tromsø on your own. “God Tur”, as we say in Norwegian, or “Have a nice trip”! Our offer to Cruise pass holders: Tromsø Outdoor offer10% off on last minute bike rentals and E bike rentals. To be purchased same day as rental/departure at our activity and rental centre in Sjøgata 14, Tromsø city centre.
Hertz Car Rental offers 10% discount to all Cruise Pass holders. Book a Hertz car at hertz.no or call +47 21 51 37 00. From spring 2018 - a new Hertz rental office in the new port terminal