Visit the Norwegian Jekt-trade museum and see the last preserved cargo vessel Jekt, and get a exiting experience of trade, livelihood and life in circumpolar Norway in the 18thcentury. The museums show you unique maritime exhibits and give you a chance to sense history and try for yourself how you hoist a square sail or set the price of stockfish on its way to worldwide markets. The museum opens summer 2019 and offers genuine experiences of Norwegian costal history. Here the history of an exciting and peculiar long-distance trade is told through active involvement of the guests, an authentic and majestic ship with roots from the wiking era, and a spectacular exhibition.
The museum is situated in a stunning costal landscape and gives you an opportunity to take a hike on the costal path, enjoy an outdoor museumcollection of traditional architecture. The Jekt-trade museum also includes an outdoor museum with historical buildings, a large collection of authentic traditional boats of the local type “nordlandsbåt”, a museum café, giftshop, temporary exhibitions and in summer season occational theatrical performances and demonstrations of crafts.