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Hovden i Setesdal

Hovden Museum of Iron Production

Hovden Museum of Iron Production Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Hovden Museum of Iron Production Photo: peder Austerud
Hovden Museum of Iron Production Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Hovden Museum of Iron Production Photo: peder Austerud

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The Hovden Museum of Iron Production is built around a reconstructed melting facility and shows how coal and iron were extracted in the early Middle Ages. The museum has no written information, but by means of sound, light, smoke and scent, the visitor will be taken on a journey one thousand years back in time. The Viking will tell you his story (also in English).

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Hovden Museum of Iron Production - Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

Hovden Museum of Iron Production

The Hovden Museum of Iron Production is built around a reconstructed melting facility and shows how coal and iron were extracted in the early Middle Ag...

Hovden Museum of Iron Production

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