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The museum was established in 1853 and lies on Karljohansvern in Horten. The museum has an exciting collection, which shows the development of the Royal Navy and its connection to Norwegian history.
The foundation stone was laid by bishop Dagfinn Hauge on the 29th of May 1968, and the church was inaugurated and consecrated by the assisting bishop, dean Peder Olsen on the 26th of May 1969.
Bishop Håkon Andersen laid the foundation stone in May 1988 and the church, made in concrete, was finished in 1989.
"Gildehallen" - The Viking Hall, is a reconstruction of one of the Viking Age's large halls. It is newly found imprint of such halls in Borre, and it becomes more and more apparent that Borre was a power center even before the Viking Age.
The Løvøy Chapel on the Løvøya island is the smallest of Horten's three medieval churches and supposed to date back to the 1200's. The location of the church is connected to the St. Olav's well, and it is believed that the water had healing power.
The centre offers exhibitions, guiding and a playground were children and adults can compete and play like Vikings. Midgard has a small souvenir shop and a charming café overlooking the magnificent park.
According to local history, many Methodists migrated to Horten in 1864. The Horten Methodist congregation was founded by Pastor Martin Hansen on 29...
Preus Museum offers visitors many exciting experiences within the expanded field of photography: from the earliest technical and scientific experiments to modern photographic art that has pushed back the boundaries of what a photograph can be.
Borre church was built in the 1100s and is one of the country's most interesting churches from the Middle Ages.
The Local Historical Centre consists of a museum, an archive collection of local history and a coffee shop called "Café Breda".
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