The North Pole Expedition Museum tells the story of three airships, departing from Svalbard, and their flights towards the North Pole:


  • Wellman with the AMERICA in 1906, 1907 & 1909
  • The NORGE in 1926 (Man first time at the North Pole)
  • The ITALIA in 1928 and the following search and rescue expeditions


The exhibition consist of the original expedition films, photos, maps, telegrams, stamps and comercials, ship models, newspapers, postcards, drawings, original artifacts, clothes and more. The museum shop sells old and new books & souvenirs.

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North Pole Expedition Museum

Expeditions to the North Pole