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The Coastal Museum, Øygarden

The Coastal Museum, Øygarden Photo: Kystmuseet i Øygarden på Facebook The Coastal Museum, Øygarden Photo: Vigleik Røkke Mathisen The Coastal Museum, Øygarden Photo: Kystmuseet i Øygarden The Coastal Museum, Øygarden Photo: Øygarden Visningssenter As. Fotograf Morten Wanvik The Coastal Museum, Øygarden Photo: Øygarden Visningssenter As. Fotograf Morten Wanvik
The Coastal Museum, Øygarden Photo: Kystmuseet i Øygarden på Facebook
The Coastal Museum, Øygarden Photo: Vigleik Røkke Mathisen
The Coastal Museum, Øygarden Photo: Kystmuseet i Øygarden
The Coastal Museum, Øygarden Photo: Øygarden Visningssenter As. Fotograf Morten Wanvik
The Coastal Museum, Øygarden Photo: Øygarden Visningssenter As. Fotograf Morten Wanvik
The Museum, set in a beautiful maritime area, traces the lives of Øygarden’s coastal inhabitants from the ice age until the present day. The main exhibition, "Sea, Earth, Wind and Fire" examines the use of resources in a typical coastal community over the past 10 000 years.

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There are few places where the timeline of history is as visible as at the Coast Museum in Øygarden. At the museum, which is situated amid the modern oil enterprises, you can see how Øygarden’s inhabitants have lived and survived from exploiting the area’s rich natural resources. Through exhibitions, film displays, guided tours and even cycle trips, you get to actively study the history of the region’s coastal people. The struggle for survival in this harsh environment has had a huge influence on its people and culture since its very first inhabitants. The distinctive maritime area in which the museum is situated dates from an age before roads and bridges. A trip to the Coast Museum can also be combined with a fascinating tour of the oil and gas facilities at Kollsnes and the salmon visitor center in Ovågen.

The museum has an auditorium, conference rooms, amphitheatre and cafe. The Coast Museum is an excellent choice for conferences, seminars, meetings, concerts, etc.

Open by appointment throughout the year.

Entry to Øygarden visningssenter: 90/70 (adult/child)
Entry to Coast Museum in Øygarden + Øygarden visningssenter: 140/70 (adult/child)

Facilities

Categories

  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries
  • Nature attractions Nature attractions

Hours

4/1/2015 - 10/31/2015
Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5/2/2014 - 8/29/2014
Mon - Fri
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
4/6/2014 - 10/31/2014
Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5/4/2015 - 8/31/2015
Mon - Fri
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Transportation


Bus No. 470-479 from the Bus Station. Car Take road no. 555 to Sotra then road no. 561 going north to Fjell.
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There are few places where the timeline of history is as visible as at the Coast Museum in Øygarden. At the museum, which is situated amid the modern o...

The Coastal Museum, Øygarden

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