Inside a glass house you can find MS Finnmarken, the old Hurtigruten ship, and you can go anboard the ship. Like this woman who is "out" on deck

The Coastal Express Heritage Tour

Take an exclusive tour of the Hurtigruten Museum, which houses one of our retired ship, in our birthplace of Stokmarknes.

  • Enjoy an expert-guided tour and find out what made The Coastal Express the icon it is today
  • Explore the beautifully restored ship, MS Finnmarken, from 1956
  • See the iconic salons and cabins from the 1912 steamship, MS Finnmarken.
  • Season

    All year

  • Difficulty level

    Level 1: Easy - suitable for most people

  • Duration

    2 hours

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  • From

    $ 132

  • Notices

    There are some steep staircases and there is no elevator. Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothes suitable for that day’s weather.

This exclusive tour takes you on a journey into the heritage of The Coastal Express. The new national Hurtigruten Museum stands as a monument to Norway’s coastal history, located by the sea in our birthplace, Stokmarknes.

As you arrive, you’ll find a full-sized ship encased in a large glass building. Here, our very own MS Finnmarken from 1956 has been lovingly restored and transformed into a fascinating museum. On your 45-minute guided tour, you’ll see preserved archives, photographs, and artifacts that chronicle the evolution of The Coastal Express and its pivotal contribution to Norwegian coastal communities. You can explore MS Finnmarken’s bridge, galley, engine room, classic dining room, and cabins. 

Celebrate the legacy of the original Norwegian coastal voyage and enjoy a visit like no other on this exclusive, expert-guided tour of the Hurtigruten Museum.

Girl chilling out under the MS Finnmarken propeller Girl chilling out under the MS Finnmarken propeller