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This gallery display northern Norway’s largest private collection of art and artefacts. The ethno-graphic collection consists...
This gallery display northern Norway’s largest private collection of art and artefacts. The ethno-graphic collection consists of several thousand items, primarily old tools and domestic utensils spanning Nordland history from the Stone Age right up to our recent past. This is organized into exhibitions on fishing, hunting and trapping, handicrafts, home crafts and agriculture. There is also an exhibition on World War II, with a particular emphasis on the Russian prisoner-of-war camp that was located at Bodogaard. The permanent collection comprises over 150 icons from Russia, Poland and Greece, as wall as a unique Russian gospel from 1791 that used to belong the Czar family. Also part of the collection are several hundred works by artists from the Arctic region. In addition, Gallery Bodogaard displays temporary exhibitions, and offers fine art and crafts for sale. The facilities are also used for concerts and other cultural events. Meals and refreshments on request. Opening times: Sundays 12 noon to 4 pm all year round. Opening times for special exhibitions and events will be announced. Beyond this, visits and guided tours can be arranged on request.