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Work at the Museum?

Want to join the team? We have a number of possibilities.

Seasonal jobs are normally announced before Christmas with application deadlines in January/February. Permanent, full-time jobs are announced when necessary. From time to time we also need new staff with the right qualifications who are prepared to work by the hour at various events.

Students and volunteers who are looking for practical experience here are requested to contact us. Lofotr Viking Museum is an approved trainee business and welcomes trainees/ apprentices in tourism subjects.


Vacancies, summer season 2020 – application deadline on February 7, 2020. See Vacancies at NAV (Job Centre) - use the search word "lofotr vikingmuseum" to find the advertisements. 

Note that some of the vacancies may be located to the Norwegian Fishing Village Museum at Å, Lofoten, even though Lofotr Næringsdrift AS (Ltd) is the employer.

Send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. together with your CV and the application form: Søknadsskjema_Lofotr_Vikingmuseum_2020_v2.docx

We contact all prospective candidates after the closing date.

NB! Three more positions available with new deadline February 28:
If you missed the previous application round, we still have three seasonal positions you can apply for:

  • Employee in Skjelterskjåen cafe in the Viking Ship Harbor
  • Employee for foodservice in the Chieftain's house
  • Employee in operation dept. (varied tasks such as lawn mowing, painting, simple carpentry assignments, parking guard and maintenance. As well as participation in the operating department's daily work routines)
    -Use the application form above when applying.

Volunteer at the museum

Many people want to live like Vikings for a period of their lives, and this is your chance.

Why not combine a holiday in Lofoten with an experience of proximity to the lifestyle of our forefathers? You should bring your own Viking costume and any special equipment you need to carry out the job you wish to do here.

If interested, send an email to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your personal information and details of the period you would like to stay here. Tell us also something about what you wish to work with as a Viking.

Know an ancient craft? Are you good with your hands? Can you cook? Do you gather herbs? We are interested in your skills and what you have done before.

Trainee/apprentice and student placement

Contact us if you're looking for an internship here at the museum.

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TEL: +47 76 15 40 00