Hammerfest in Finnmark is home to around 7,000 people.
Oslo, the national capital, is situated 830 miles (1336 kilometers) southwest of Hammerfest, while Trondheim is 610 miles (982 kilometers) to the southwest.
Study the collections, browse the exhibits, have lunch or visit the gift shops in several of the local museums such as the Museum of Postwar Reconstruction and the Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society. Of the many interesting collections in the city these museums are two of the more praised.
The ecological reserves around Hammerfest give visitors an insight into the animals and plants that flourish in the area. To walk through one of the main local nature preserves, visit Seiland National Park.