Svalbard Societies

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Genealogical Societies[edit | edit source]

Svalbard was previously known as Spitsbergen. There is no known independent genealogical society, but is linked with Norway. For most societal information, see the Norway Societies page. has some family message boards for Svalbard. One of them is listed below as an indicator.


Life in Norway net might be a tool to help search for Svalbard ancestors.


Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

No Historical Society could be found either for Svalbard or Spitsbergen.

Svalbard Museum houses much national history.
Mailing Address:
Postboks 521
9171 Longyearbyen
Telephone: +47 - 79 02 64 90

Other Societies[edit | edit source]