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Bakgaarden cultural arena

Bakgården (the back yard) is the town's creative corner that must be experienced. Here are some of the town's oldest buildings, which today includes galleries, shops and a very special café. The backyard is a cultural arena with a focus on adventure, diversity and inclusion.

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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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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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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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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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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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Galleri M, Bakgården, town centre

In the town's creative corner, Bakgården, you will find Gallery M where Marit Bergem works and exhibits his colorful paintings with a good dose of humor.

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Summer open gallery

Gallery Granholmen is a small summer open gallery located at  Granholmen, 5 km from Sandefjord. During the summer the gallery is open Sundays 12.00-16.00, or call for appointment. Free.

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The Whaling catcher Southern Actor

"Southern Actor" was built i 1950 for Sevilla Whaling Co. Ltd which was managed by Chr. Salvesen & Co., Scotland. The funnel still carries Salvesens co...

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Bugårdsparken

Bugårdsparken is Sandefjord's main facility for sport - and unique in Norwegian standards.You can play tennis, badminton, football and handball and go for a swim in the swimminghall. Or just for a walk around the lake, Bugårdsdammen.  The park also provides good opportunities for jogging.
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