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Vadsø is a small town of about 6000 inhabitants in the very north of Norway and the Hurtigruten-ships stop there on their northbound voyage for about 30 minutes.
Time enough to visit a small museum - in a shed opposite of the ship - about the early days of the airships: In 1926 & 1928 the airships "Norge" and "Italia" made their last stop there on the european continent before exploring the Northpole.
In my main picture: The replica of the gondola of Umberto Nobile's Airship "Italia".
No entrancefee to be paid in that museum, but donations are welcome and the most time of the year the museum will also be open just when the Hurtigruten-ship will be docked there for 30 minutes.
You can step into the gondola as well.

Website: http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/1ffe4/33555/

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 6, 2012
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