Welcome to Nordnorsk vitensenter

- the Science Centre of Northern Norway.

Watch Experience the Aurora every day at 15:15

For additional shows, see our show schedule.

This show is about the Northern Lights, viewed from different places around the polar circle.

Changes in the program may occur, please refer to this page.


The Science Centre is

Open every day from 11:00 to 16:00

Our exhibiton area have more than 80 interactive exhibits for the curious minded aged 3-99. The focus is on arctic conditions, ranging from energy, climate and weather to northern lights, recources and environment. The all-dome planetarium theater has shows and presentations every day, with spectacular films of aurora, technology, biology and much more.


You can easilly reach us by

Buses 20 and 21 from the City-Centre


Walk up from the Breivika Harbour, through the Botanic Garden (map)


For more information, see the menu on the right. The Science Centre can offer discounts for groups of international visitors. Contact us for details.