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Forsvarsmuseet Resistance Museum in Vinje, Åmot

Forsvarsmuseet Resistance Museum in Vinje, Åmot Photo: Naper/Jamtveit
Forsvarsmuseet Resistance Museum in Vinje, Åmot Photo: Naper/Jamtveit
The Defense Museum in Åmot houses artefacts and documents relating to the events of World War II and wartime life in Vinje.

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The museum houses artefacts and documents relating to the events of World War II and wartime life in Vinje. The majority of exhibits relate to the Norwegian Resistance. The museum is adjacent to Leirlid Bridge in Åmot, scene of a wartime battle.

There is a memorial plaque to Thor O. Hannevig, leader of the forces in 1940 and Knut Haukelid, the heavy-water saboteur and one of the leaders of the Resistance in Vinje.

Open for groups by appointment, tel. +47 35 06 23 00.

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Forsvarsmuseet Resistance Museum in Vinje, Åmot - Photo: Naper/Jamtveit

Forsvarsmuseet Resistance Museum in Vinje, Åmot

The museum houses artefacts and documents relating to the events of World War II and wartime life in Vinje. The majority of exhibits relate to the Nor...

Forsvarsmuseet Resistance Museum in Vinje, Åmot

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