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The Polar bear Society, or "Isbjørnklubben", is located in Hammerfest, the world's northernmost town. Because of the towns' favorable location, it has long had close ties to hunting and fishing in the northern waters.Use our Hammerfest road trip tool to visit The Polar Bear Society on your trip to Hammerfest, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
The club will endeavor to collect and preserve for posterity the memories and treasures of historical and commercial interest. These artifacts are presented in our FREE ENTRANCE exhibition.
You may also join our club and help support local history by keeping the exhibition free, and will then receive a little memorial of your donation.
The Polar Bear Society reviews
The polar bear society and the tourist information centre is all one and the same. It’s located directly at the dock, so when the cruise ships comes in, the people on the boat step off directly into..... more »
I have visited quite a few "Polar" themed museums and this one is no worse than any other. There is a lot of good info to be seen and cute stuffed animals. Everyone should take at least 30 minutes to.... more »
Amazing little museum. Really close to where Hurtigruten docks, about 100 yards. Loads of interesting information & I'm not really into Polar stuff but spent about half an hour in there. Great gift shop and staff are lovely 😊 and it's free but you can leave a donation.
Interesting. Then you get informations books for free. You also can buy some souvenirs.
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