The Adolf Gun is a unique attraction. It is the only remaining German gun of its kind from WW II in the world. At Trondenes not only one 16″ gun exists but, the whole battery with four guns. However, visitors are not allowed, for safety and security reasons, to visit more than gun no. 1, the museums gun. Trondenes is the only place in Europe where a whole battery from the German Atlantic Wall can be visited and seen. A visit that will give you an idea of the advanced German weapons technology at the beginning of WW II.
Take a Close look at the picture below. This is where you will be meet by your guide. About 100 meters after you have passed the Adolfkanonen sign and driven the bend to the right you meet this sign. Turn left like the arrow says and wait for the guide. Be there at least 10 minuts before the times given below.
In 2018 the gun is open for visitors from 1st June to 31st August. From 1st June to 17th June there is only ONE daily tour at 13.30. From 18th June to 12th August there are three daily guided tours starting at 12.00, 13.30 and 16.30. From 13th August to 31st August there is again only ONE daily tour at 13.30.
Prices; Adult Nkr 100,- (Approximately € 10,50) Children Nkr 50,- (€ 5,50 – rate as of 1. Dec 2017) Only cash Norwegian currency or Credit cards accepted.
The meeting place is at the old entrance to the military camp at Trondenes (see picture above) not later than 10 minutes before the times above. After you have passed the “Adolfkanonen” sign, drive RIGHT around the bend another 100m. When you reach the attraction sign on the Picture above, you have the meeting place on your left. Park and wait for the guide to show up. The Whole battery is inside the military camp. You have to have your own transportation (no bikes); it is close to a mile and uphill (1,2km) from the gate to the gun site. You are only permitted to enter the camp accompanied by a guide. Don’t follow the road to the gate to the military camp, please stop at the parking area for visitors shown on the Picture above.
Do you wish to see the gun with a group outside the designated times above, or at a time of the year were there are no regular guided tours? No problem because you can book a guided tour by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call telephone # 77018989. Kindly do so at least 24 hours in advance.
Have a nice visit at this very unique WWII site.