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Flatdal, the valley district is situated about 10 kilometres north of Seljord. It is narrow and shaped like an U. High mountains are surrounding the...
The church was built in the romanesque style at some time in the 12th century. It is dedicated to St Olav. On the north-west corner of the church a face has been hewn. This, according to legend, represents the saint king.
In Flatdal exists a countryside which is known throughout the country. The houses and small farms are build in a special way in case a flood will destr...
Studio with a painting workshop on the second floor that is 74 square meters. And lithography workshop on the first floor.
Hannah Ryggen Centre - tapestry weaver known for such works as "We live on a star". She lived and wove in Ørland. Her last made tapestry can be seen at...
Seal hunting vessel museum - Visit this historical vessel and make some Arctic discoveries
The Omd turf museum
Parts of the cottage were built in about 1826 and it was extended in 1895. There is an old hearth pit inside, probably used for preparing food. Beside the cottage is a peat shed that was perhaps used earlier as a shelter for animals. Renovated in 2008 and use today as: turf museum shows history of turfing and with pictures and working tools, what the fishermen family used in the 1800s.
The Heggelund Cottage- museum
The cottage was moved to the Veita complex probably towards the end of the 1800s. It was very likely used as a boathouse/rorbu and is probably the only authentic rorbu dating back to that era. The house has a log core of hewn timber and porticos on each side, with a simple timber framework. It will serve as a museum / display. with funitures and pictures show the way of living in 1800s.
The Vesterålen Museum was founded on the basis of a private initiative in the 1920’s. At that time it was located in Rødgården House in Melbu town centre, a building dating back to the 1700’s that was moved there for that purpose. Today, the Vesterålen Museum has been re-established in the venerable, old Melbu Hovedgård mansion.
Gallery Molo is a project for local development of Fosen and coastal town Brekstad. The project will provide international quality art to Fosen and pla...
The national fishing industry museum was established in the spring of 1991 as a public institution, and was named Norsk Fiskeindustrimuseum. The University of Tromsø, University of Bergen, NHH Bergen, Norges sildesalgslag, Sildemelfabrikkenes landsforening, LO, SND, Vesterålen regionråd, Hadsel kommune, Melbu Fiskeindustri, Vesterålsmuseet and NAKV are members of the institution.