You should also check out the pages of the Tromsø Tourist Office.
The following are free to conference participants for the duration of the conference:
The Perspektivet Museum (Storgata 95) Open 11.00-17.00. Offers exhibits on the history of Tromsø, as well as temporary exhibits.
Works by Olga Tobreluts (Russia): Emperor and Galilean
Using a blend of postmodern and classical pastiche, Olga Tobreluts sees the "universal drama" of Henrik Ibsen not only as a drama of ideas, as a collision of ideologies, but also wants to show those historical and cultural circumstances which influenced or could influence the writer when he was creating his drama. (www.rusmuseum.ru)
The University Museum of Tromsø (Lars Thørings veg 10): Open 9.00-18.00. This museum features North Norwegian nature and culture, including a focus on the indigenous Sami.
The Art Museum of Northern Norway (Sjøgata 1) Open 11.00-18.00. Features Northern Norwegian art ranging from 19th century to contemporary works.
The Polar Museum, (Søndre Tollbodgate 11) Open 10.00-19.00. Exhibits on the history of arctic exploration housed in a tradition wharf house from 1830.
For a fee (80 NOK for conference participants), Polaria (Hjalmar Johansensgate 12) is worth a visit both for the unique architecture of the building and the exhibits on arctic nature, including a film about Svalbard and an aquarium with seals. The museum also features an excellent gift shop. Open 10.00-19.00