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Engine Museum

Gokstad Kystlag is home to the Engine Museum, a private museum built up by local enthusiasts. The museum contains over 70 boat engines, which are all associated with the cultural history of the Norwegian coast, and a complete workshop with belt drives placed into their correct historical environment.

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Badeparken

With the sculpture "Poseidon" in the middle, Badeparken today is like a great, green lung located at the centre of Sandefjord, with trees and beautiful plants, and featuring opportunities for both play and recreation. During the spa era, the park surrounded the Society Building.

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The Vikingship Gaia

The Vikingship Gaia, a replica of the Gokstad ship, was built in Sunnmøre in 1990. The ship is 23.55 metres long and 5.25 metres wide with a height of...

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The Gokstad mound

The famous Gokstad Viking longship was excavated in 1880 and gave a reliable picture of what a Viking longship would have looked liked. The Gokstad...

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Sculptures in Sandefjord

Sandefjord has so many sculptures that an entire book entitled "Worth Seeing" is dedicated to them. The town - and the book - invite you to enjoy a walking tour of the sculptures. Among the largest and most famous works of art are Knut Steen's "Hvalfangstmonumentet" by the harbour and "Fortuna" in Badeparken, Nils Aas' embellishment of Hjertnes' funds wall towards Badeparken, and Arnold Haukeland's "Havdronningen" outside the Hjertnes cultural centre.

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Midtåsen

The beautiful former home of shipping magnate and philanthropist Anders Jahre is now owned by the municipality of Sandefjord. The house, which sits in 15 acres of grounds (Midtåsen), was built in the 1930s and designed by renowned Norwegian architect Arnstein Arneberg.

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Jotun Museum

Jotun's rich history are both interesting, exciting, funny and tragic. At the Jotun museum in Sandefjord, you get a unique insight into almost 90 years of company history.

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Rock carvings and standing stones at Haugen Farm

Rock Carvings and Stone Formations At Haugen farm at Jåberg there are rock carvings dating back to 1500-500 BC showing farming symbols. These are so...

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Bank Museum

From gold money to cash machine cards. The museum houses a collection of more than 2,500 objects and pictures from 1860 - 2010. Enjoy a walk through living history with our knowledgeable guide.

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Sandar Church

The present Sandar Church was built on the ruins of a middle-age church in stone from the 13th century. The new church was erected in 1792 in teh style of Louis XV. Originally the church had a half-circle dome instead of a spire, but this was changed in 1868 to the spire we know today.
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