The new Narvik War Museum, officially opened on Aug 22, 2016. The museum focus on the German attack on Narvik April 9. 1940, and the subsequent war.
The ‘Nordland Red Cross War Memorial Museum’ in Narvik was established by Nordland Red Cross in 1964 and has stayed open till April 2016. From 2014 The Narvik Centre of War and Peace foundation has been running the museum. The museum has received numerous artifacts from benefactors in many countries. The historic collection includes a wide range of items, ranging from a Hotchkiss light tank, 75 mm field canons, weapons, uniforms to stamps. The museum also has an extensive library and archive.