Norwegian Glacier Museum, Fjærland, Norway

Fjærland: Understanding Norway’s Glaciers

Join a fascinating excursion to Jostedalsbreen Glacier and visit the Norwegian Glacier Museum.

Included in your voyage
  • Visit a branch of Europe’s largest glacier, Jostedalsbreen 
  • See a valley shaped by a glacier 
  • Learn how Norway’s glacial landscapes were formed 
  • Visit Norway’s leading glacier museum, designed by architect Sverre Fehn
  • Difficulty level

    Level 1: Easy - suitable for most people

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Booking code


Explore the largest glacier in continental Europe on a visit to one of the 37 branches of Jostedalsbreen Glacier in Fjærland.

Learn all there is to know about these natural wonders at the award-winning Norwegian Glacier Museum, itself an architectural gem. Explore the exhibits in the interactive museum and climate centre at your leisure. 

Practical information

  • Requires small boat tendering to get ashore
  • Walking information: Some walking required at the site of the glacier. Terrain can be rocky and uneven. Just approx 2-300 meters walk in total. 
  • Comfortable walking shoes, backpack, and water bottle recommended. 
  • Included: Bus transport, guide at the glacier, and entrance ticket to the Norwegian Glacier Museum.

  • Languages: English and Norwegian.