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