Spitsbergen Airship Museum

Spitsbergen Airship Museum

Boks 644

9171 Longyearbyen

Svalbard

Norway

www.spitsbergenairshipmuseum.com

ingunn@spitsbergenairshipmuseum.com

stefano@spitsbergenairshipmuseum.com

+ 47 790 217 05

Fax + 47 790 217 34

open upon request, min 2 persons

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Spitsbergen Airship Museum

The purpose of the museum is to impart the history and importance 3 airships have had in the Arctic.

  • “America” (Wellman Chicago Record Herald Polar Expedition) in 1907/1909
  • ”Norge” (”Amundsen-Ellsworth-Nobile, Transpolar Flight”) in 1926
  • ”Italia” expedition (with Nobile) in 1928, as well as the rescue expeditions, at and close to Nordaustlandet, Svalbard, that followed the 1928 expedition.

The nations that participated in these historical events (Norway, Russia, Italy, America, Sweden, Czech Republic, Holland, France and Finland) are represented.