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The Fisheries museum

The Fisheries museum Photo: Bjarne Nygård The Fisheries museum Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/ Fjord Norge The Fisheries museum Photo: Øivind Leren The Fisheries museum Photo: Øivind Leren
The Fisheries museum Photo: Bjarne Nygård
The Fisheries museum Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/ Fjord Norge
The Fisheries museum Photo: Øivind Leren
The Fisheries museum Photo: Øivind Leren

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In the summer season you can go by boat out to the idyllic island of Hjertøya, a great recreational area where you can hire rowing boats, fish, og on a picnic, walk along guided paths or swim in the sea. At the Fisheries Museum you can get an insight into local coastal culture. The museum is made as a small fishing village with houses, fishermen’s shacks, cod-liver oil factory, engineering workshop and a large collection of boats. It portrays local coastal culture, working life and living conditions from around 1850. Free exhibition of the multi artist Kurt Schwitters and “Die große Merz” pillar on the Hjertøy square. Nature path through the landscape of the island.

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6/20/2014 - 8/10/2014
Tue - Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The Fisheries museum - Photo: Bjarne Nygård

The Fisheries museum

In the summer season you can go by boat out to the idyllic island of Hjertøya, a great recreational area where you can hire rowing boats, fish, og on a...

The Fisheries museum

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