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Obrestad lighthouse

Obrestad lighthouse Photo: Region Stavanger Obrestad lighthouse Photo: Region Stavanger Obrestad lighthouse Photo: Region Stavanger
Obrestad lighthouse Photo: Region Stavanger
Obrestad lighthouse Photo: Region Stavanger
Obrestad lighthouse Photo: Region Stavanger

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Obrestad lighthouse is built of granite in 1873.

The lighthouse master's residence was built in 1905, his assistant's house in 1949-50, and a family home built in 1969. The lighthouse was automated and the last keeper left in 1991. The lighthouse was a cultural heritage site in 1998. Today there is a lighthouse museum with exhibitions documenting the day-to-day life in the lighthouse, at Obrestad farm, and the life of soldiers during World War II, as well as a war-time mural in the basement. Can be hired for private functions and accommodation.

Open: daily in July, and Sundays March-Dec.

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Obrestad lighthouse - Photo: Region Stavanger

Obrestad lighthouse

Obrestad lighthouse is built of granite in 1873. The lighthouse master's residence was built in 1905, his assistant's house in 1949-50, and a family...

Obrestad lighthouse

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