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Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje

Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Fotohistorisk forum Marker Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: David Strand Veterinærinstituttet Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Hege Hauge Tofte Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Camilla B. Olsen Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Fotohistorisk forum Marker Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Camilla B. Olsen Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Fotohistorisk forum Marker Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Ragnar Kasbo
Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Fotohistorisk forum Marker
Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: David Strand Veterinærinstituttet
Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Hege Hauge Tofte
Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Camilla B. Olsen
Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Fotohistorisk forum Marker
Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Camilla B. Olsen
Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Fotohistorisk forum Marker
Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje Photo: Ragnar Kasbo
Discover the natural and cultural history of the waterways through pictures, objects, a series of models and 5 different aquaria.

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Østfold Museums - Halden Canal Museum is a center for adventure, activity and knowledge of the Halden watercourse. The museum is housed in the old factory premises after the pulp mill Ørje Brug. Come and follow the log from the woods, through rivers, lakes and locks, to the sawmill and pulp mill. Become familiar with the canal builder Engebret Soot and entrepreneurs on Ørje Brug.

The Museum researcher on water quality and species diversity in the river. In the exhibition you can study live crayfish and learn why it is an endangered species. Visit our aquarium and study the fish species that are typical of the large nutrient-rich lakes.

The Canal Museum can equip you for water excursions. Rent a canoe and explore the river on your own! The museum is participating in the Children's Museum Relay throughout the school holidays.

Rental:
The old industrial area are well-equipped with facilities to small and large events. Many feel that a party or meeting adds something in such surroundings.

Touristinformation:
In the summer Reiseliv Indre Østfold have an authorized tourist office in the Halden Canal Museum.

Openings hours 2015
22. June until 16. August.
Monday - Sunday, at 11.00-17.00.

Categories

  • Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries
  • Nature attractions Nature attractions

Hours

6/22/2015 - 8/16/2015
Mon - Sun
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Facilities

  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • guided tour during opening hours
    • guided tour by appointment

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Østfold Museums - Halden Canal Museum is a center for adventure, activity and knowledge of the Halden watercourse. The museum is housed in the old fact...

Østfoldmuseene - The Halden Canal Museum, Ørje

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