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Olavs chapell

The Olavs Chapell is located in Bjerggata and is open on regular days in the winter.

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The Whaling Monument

Sandefjord's most famous sculpture is a memorial to whaling, created by Knut Steen at the end of the 1950s. The whaling monument shows whalers with oars in an open boat, with harpoons ready and water spraying.

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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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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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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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Gallery Waddel & Brand

Verena Waddell, fine art og Sophia Brand, jewellery Gallery & Workshop

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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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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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