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Roald Amundsen's birthplace

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Roald Amundsen's birthplace Photo: Eivind Lauritsen

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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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