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ed tour of Midtåsen (in NOR)

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Guided tour of Midtåsen (in norwegian)
The beautiful former home of shipping magnate and philanthropist Anders Jahre is now owned by the Norwegian Government. The house, which sits in 15 acres of grounds (Midtåsen), was built in the 1930s and designed by renowned Norwegian architect Arnstein Arneberg. It was the home of Anders and his wife Bess until his death in 1982, and Bess continued to live there until her death in the summer of 2006. The estate, which has a unique park containing a number of sculptures and with fantastic views over the Sandefjord fjord, is now open to the general public for the first time.

Guided tour from 12.00 to 15.00

Group 1 12:00 to 12:45

Group 2 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Group 3 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Open for lunch serving! Make a reservation.

Price of tour NOK 85,- for adults. Children under 10 are free.



There is  a new indoor sculpture park at Midtåsen  featuring a selection of the works of Knut Steen in marble and bronze. The sculptures are placed within their own pavilion in the midst of beautiful natural surroundings.

Opening hours of the Schulpture park: Every day 10.00-19.00

The gorgeous park around the estate is also worth a visits and offers one of the best views of the town.

Opening hours in the Park:
Every day 08.00-22.00

Internet: www.henriettesmestermat.no / www.midtaasen.no

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Guided tour of Midtåsen (in norwegian) The beautiful former home of shipping magnate and philanthropist Anders Jahre is now owned by the Norwegian Gove...

ed tour of Midtåsen (in NOR)

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Sandefjord offers a wide variety of cuisines for memorable meals to reasonable prices. Among the several renowed chefs is Winner of Bocuse d'Or 2009.

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Located 120 kilometers south of Oslo, Sandefjord is a modern seaside town. Here you will find Torp Airport, one of the busiest airports in Norway.

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