Attractions
Attractions
Attractions
Attractions
Andenes Lighthouse
The lighting of candles to guide sailors has roots far back in time. The oldest sources reviewing the lighthouse are more than a thousand years old. Visit Andenes Lighthouse with one of our guides and learn much more about it and snap some amazing photographs!
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Galleri Dick Monshouwer
I work with jewellery, painting and sculpture. Welcome to visit my gallery in Risøyhamn Andøy!
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Andøy Museum
The polar museum in Andenes features an exhibition on the polar regions with an emphasis on the life of hunter Hilmar Nøis, and insights into the unique geology on the island of Andoy. If you visit the museum you may also tour the impressive lighthouse nearby.
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Alveland - How it is made
Whether you come to see how soap is made or book a workshop with soap cutting or packing, you will learn more about natural soap making and be fascinated by an exciting and traditional handicraft.
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Skarstein museum of nostalgia
At our museum you can find a lot of different artifacts and exhibitions. These range from cameras and radios, to agricultural equipment, vehicles, crafts and war material. We like to exhibit something for everyone’s interests, both young and old.
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Nordtun Gård
Family driven farm through 5 generations. A guided tour can be arranged upon request.
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Gammelbutikken
Old grocery store that we have reopened as a museum and a giftshop. Authentic family company history.
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Mission in Spaceship Aurora
Spaceship Aurora will bring you on a virtual Northern light mission in space. Your job is to bring the Spaceship Aurora into space, gather the northern light information our researchers need, and bring us all back to Space Port Andøya in one piece.
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Life at the Farm Nordtun Gård
You are welcome to visit our animals all year round!
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National Tourist Route Andøya
On the island of Andøya you can wander along some of Norway’s most beautiful beaches and look out over the still waters of the ocean with the midnight sun as your sole companion. This is a trip that is designed for enjoyment. ©Foto: Steinar Skaar / Statens vegvesen
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Northern Lights film and Exhibitions
A short widescreen film about the Northern Lights and how rockets from Andøya are used in the investigation of Aurora Borealis will be demonstrated in our new auditorium. The center offers exciting exhibitions showing Aurora Borealis and Norway as a space nation.
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ATTRACTIONS

Andøy has a number of tourist attractions, all worth a visit. Home to Norway’s only rocket range, Andøy Space Center, Andøy offers you the chance to embark on a simulated journey into space – to do research on the northern lights, at a new visitor center. Exhibitions at local museums illustrate different aspects of Andøy’s history. A visit to Andenes lighthouse is also «a must», offering panoramic views of Andenes and the coastline. Other museums well worth visiting are “Polar museum” in Andenes, «Andøy Nostalgia and Motoring Museum» at Skarstein, the Motorcycle Museum in Dverberg, Åse Bygdemuseum and Andøy Museum department in Risøyhamn.