Outside shot of the Havvnes Trading Post (Havnnes handelssted)
The Havvnes Trading Post Living Museum Photo: Ørjan Bertelsen Photo

Havnnes Historical Trading Post Visit

Come ashore and experience the historical trading post of Havnnes, a special cultural experience that will give you a glimpse of Norway’s unique heritage. This trading post was established in 1868 and survived the forced evacuation during World War II. Here at Havnnes, you will be warmly welcomed by our local hosts. Learn about how they operated this trading post historically—and how they still operate today.

Included in your cruise
  • Explore a unique historical trading post
  • Learn about everyday life on the coast—then and now
  • Enjoy beautiful and panoramic sea views
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Easy

  • Duration

    At guests’ discretion

  • Booking Code

    INCL-HAV1

Come ashore and experience the historical trading post of Havnnes, a special cultural experience that will give you a glimpse of Norway’s unique heritage. This trading post was established in 1868 and survived the forced evacuation during World War II. 

Here at Havnnes, you will be warmly welcomed by our local hosts. Learn about how they operated this trading post historically—and how they still operate today.  

Explore the trading post at your leisure. Enjoy the charming old general store, or peek into the local antique museum. Visit a photo exhibition showing life along the northern coast in the early 20th century, as captured by local amateur photographer Annie Gjæver. Or, learn about stock fish, an industry deeply embedded in the history of Northern Norway and here at Havnnes 

Practical Information: 

  • Remarks/requirements: Comfortable walking shoes, backpack, and water bottle recommended.  
  • Walking information:  At guests’ discretion. Guests will be tendered ashore.
  • Language: English and Norwegian 
  • Wheelchair accessible: