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Permanent exhibition of works by the
painter Harald Kihle and various exhibitions from other artists....
"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 Løvøy Chapel on the Løvøya island is the smallest of Horten's three medieval churches and supposed to date back to the 1200's. The location of the church is connected to the St. Olav's well, and it is believed that the water had healing power.
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.
Monday - Friday: Closed
Saturday end Sundays at 11am. - 4pm.
May 1 to 15 September. Every day at 11a...
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.
According to local history, many Methodists migrated to Horten in 1864. The Horten Methodist congregation was founded by Pastor Martin Hansen on 29 Ju...
Borrehaugene is Norway's first National Park and has the largest Viking graveyard of Scandinavia with significant discoveries from ancient times.
On the outskirts of Horten you come to Karljohansvern, which is surrounded by the sea. Here you can enjoy life. This is a quiet place in an urban environment, with space to hike and bike in the most beautiful surroundings imaginable.