The National Norwegian Aviation Museum

Bodø, the provincial center of Nordland in Norway is also known as home of  the National Norwegian Aviation Museum which is located near  the  airport, quite close to the town’s center. The place was opened by King Harald V in 1994 and is one of the largest aviation museums in Scandinavia. Another place not be missed is the Norwegian Armed Forces Aircraft Collection at Gardemoen Airport near Oslo which had been previously featured here . The museum’s building in Bodø resembles a large propeller and covers both a civil and a military exhibition, which contain some remarkable examples of Norwegian Aviation History. In March 2019 the collection included - among others - the following types: - Canadair CF-104 Starfighter -  Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina -  De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth -  De Havilland DH.98 Mosquito - De Havilland DH.100 Vampire - Fairchild PT-19 Cornell -  Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-3/U3 - Fokker C.V-D - 349 - Gloster Gladiator II - Junkers Ju 88 A-4 (on display is a crashed aircraft) - Kjeller F.F.9 Kaje I - 33 - North American F-86F Sabre -  North American T-6/J Harvard -  Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighter - Northrop RF-5A(G) Freedom Fighter - Petlyakov Pe-2FT (Cockpit) - Piper L-18C Super Cub - Republic F-84G Thunderjet -  Supermarine Spitfire LF.Mk.IXe . For more information visit, the museum’s official website.