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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.
Edvard Munch's House, is Åsgårdstrand's biggest attraction. It was here that Edvard Munch lived and found the inspiration for so many of his famous paintings. It was in 1889 that Edvard Munch (1863-1944) spent the first of many summers in Åsgårdstrand. In 1897 he bought a spartan fisherman's cottage built at the end of the 18th century.
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.
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.
According to local history, many Methodists migrated to Horten in 1864. The Horten Methodist congregation was founded by Pastor Martin Hansen on 29 Ju...
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.
Borre church was built in the 1100s and is one of the country's most interesting churches from the Middle Ages.
Preus Museum offers visitors many exciting experiences within the expanded field of photography: from the earliest technical and scientific experiments to modern photographic art that has pushed back the boundaries of what a photograph can be.
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.