Experience the Arctic in the micro metropolis on 70 degrees north. Hammerfest is the northernmost town in the world and the gate to the Barents Sea. Here we have an active urban community, a lot of culture, beautiful nature and activities for tourists. Welcome!

The Polar Bear Society
Photo: Ziggi Wantuch. The Polar Bear Society. You can become member of the Polar Bear Society. Membership and Annual Meeting.
Museum of Reconstruction
Photo: Ziggy Wantuch. Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms.
Struve Geodetic Arc
The Struve Geodetic Arc. UNESCO World Heritage list. Meridian Column.
Hammerfest Church
Photo: Ziggi Wantuch. Hammerfest Church. The Protestant Church of Hammerfest by architect Hans Magnus, 1961.
Viewpoint Salen
Zigzag Path to Mount Salen. Viewpoint Salen. Panoramic view of Hammerfest.
Statue of Lindstrøm
Statue of Adolf Henrik Lindstrøm. Polar chef. www.polarkokken.no.
Blue Pavillion
The Music Pavillion is a little treasure in the town center. It was crafted by the local artist couple Eva and Knut Arnesen. Hammerfest got this pavillion to the towns 200. anniversary in the year of 1989.
Skansen in Hammerfest is near Meridian Column. Old barracks, boathous and oil house.
Mikkelgammen Sami Camp
Photo: Ziggi Wantuch. Mikkelgammen Sami Camp. Sami restaurant and cultural education venue. Sami culture.
St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church in Hammerfest is the northernmost Catholic Church in the world.
Energy House
Photo: Ziggi Wantuch. The Energy House in Hammerfest is a place for education, exhibitions, seminars and meetings and experiences related to energy, technology and the environment.
Northern Lights
Chase the Northern Lights. Good places to watch the northern lights.
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Hamnegata 3, 9600 Hammerfest
+47 78 41 21 85
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