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The museum was established in 1853 and lies on Karljohansvern in Horten. The museum has an exciting collection, which shows the development of the Royal Navy and its connection to Norwegian history.
The centre offers exhibitions, guiding and a playground were children and adults can compete and play like Vikings. Midgard has a small souvenir shop and a charming café overlooking the magnificent park.
According to local history, many Methodists migrated to Horten in 1864. The Horten Methodist congregation was founded by Pastor Martin Hansen on 29 Ju...
Borre church was built in the 1100s and is one of the country's most interesting churches from the Middle Ages.
"Gildehallen" - The Viking Hall, is a reconstruction of one of the Viking Age's large halls. It is newly found imprint of such halls in Borre, and it becomes more and more apparent that Borre was a power center even before the Viking Age.
The Local Historical Centre consists of a museum, an archive collection of local history and a coffee shop called "Café Breda".
Historians do not know the exact year when Nykirke church was built, but we have good reason to believe that it is about the same age as Borre church, which was built around 1100.
The foundation stone was laid by bishop Dagfinn Hauge on the 29th of May 1968, and the church was inaugurated and consecrated by the assisting bishop, dean Peder Olsen on the 26th of May 1969.
Bishop Håkon Andersen laid the foundation stone in May 1988 and the church, made in concrete, was finished in 1989.
Architects: Corneliussen, Elvesta...