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Roald Amundsen's birthplace

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Roald Amundsen is without doubt Norway's greatest explorer. Born in Fredrikstad, he didn't live long here, but ventured back every now and then. Maybe his desire to explore the unknown started here?
A guided tour will let you in on Amundsen's life plus entrance to the museum. Group reservations available. Enquire within.

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Roald Amundsen's birthplace

Roald Amundsen's birthplace

Roald Amundsen is without doubt Norway's greatest explorer. Born in Fredrikstad, he didn't live long here, but ventured back every now and then. Maybe...

Roald Amundsen's birthplace

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Explore the well-kept fortress and Old Town. You can also visit the birthplace of the famous polar explorer Roald Amundsen and the Soccer Museum.

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You will find comprehensive information at the tourist information offices in the Old Town and by the guest marina at the quayside in the town centre.

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