Guided tour of the exhibition about the Struve Geodetic Arc, a world heritage site

Learn more about our World Heritage sites and how they measured the soil very accurately. Join the tower and try an old surveyor's instrument and see one of the original measuring points from 1846. Find out why Fuglenes and Hammerfest were chosen as the end point for surveying the soil.

Not least why this is such an important part of our history that UNESCO chose to include it on the World Heritage List as the first technical-scientific world heritage. 

The tour is indoors.

Duration approx. 30-40 min.

Guided tours are available in Norwegian and English.

Occasionally available in German or with a German interpreter.

Included in the price is free access to all the museum's exhibits throughout the day.


900,- per group +50 NOK entrance. During the museum's opening hours.

1400,- per group +50 NOK entrance. After the museum's opening hours.

2500,- per group +50 NOK entrance. Weekend.

Kindergartens and schools: free


  • Location: Hammerfest
  • Type of activity: Entertainment
  • Season: Winter, Summer
  • Capacity: 20 max
    The building The Reconstruction Museum contains: The main exhibition that tells the story of WW2 in Finnmark and North Troms with subsequent reconstruction, World Heritage Center of the Struve Meridian Arc and temporary exhibitions. Fuglenesodden open-air museum is located at Skansen 3.

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