Go to content Go to navigation
Haugesund

Dokken Outdoor Museum

Read more: Dokken
Read more: Dokken

Contact information

Description

Situated on idyllic hasseløy, also called Bakrarøynå, dokken is an independent part of the town which has grown from haugesund’s earliest origins. the museum contains a seahouse with living quarters, herring salting works and cooper workshop, a general merchant’s shop, and house and living quarters from the herring fisheries period that lasted from the 1850s to the 1960s. the museum’s collection of wooden boats with oars and sails is housed in the boathouse, as are the cooper’s fireplace and baking oven, which are used on activity days. the photo ex- hibition, “Life between the houses”, provides an insight into the social and religious conditions that prevailed in the recent past. dokken open air Museum is an ideal recreational area outside of opening hours. visit the garden and enjoy the sight and scent of grandma’s perennial flowers, or take a stroll down to the pier to enjoy life there. the museum is well adapted for children. see the chapter on Children and Families for more information. Dokken is a part of Karmsund Folkemuseum and entry tickets are valid for both places.

Categories

  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries

Hours

6/17/2013 - 8/18/2013
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and Sun
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

TripAdvisor reviews

Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

Dokken Outdoor Museum

Dokken Outdoor Museum

Situated on idyllic hasseløy, also called Bakrarøynå, dokken is an independent part of the town which has grown from haugesund’s earliest origins. the...

Dokken Outdoor Museum

Source: Visitnorway

Disclaimer

This site includes information about products and services provided by third parties. Whilst Innovation Norway endeavours to ensure that all information on the site is accurate, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims caused by information supplied on this website. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. You should always check the accuracy of the information provided with the relevant supplier. Innovation Norway is under no circumstances responsible for the contents of external web pages linking to its website. Legal disclaimer.

Ad
Ad

More about this area

Festivals in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Visit the Haugesund region during the Viking Festival, the International Jazz Festival, known as Sildajazz, or the International Film Festival

Rica Hotels

Rica Hotels is one of the largest hotel chains in Norway and covers most of the country.

Getting to Haugesund and Haugalandet, and around

Today there are direct flights to Haugesund from Oslo and Bergen, as well as from eight destinations in Europe.

What to do in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Interested in historical tours, landscape and recreational activities, culture and fjords? At Haugesund and Haugalandet you can experience it all.

North Sea Road - Nordsjøvegen

Discover the viking spirit along The North Sea Road, from Kristiansand in Southern Norway to Haugesund at the west coast, by car, bicycle and foot.
TEXT ADS
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
Ad
Ad

Subscribe to newsletter