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Galleri Tone, Bakgården, City center

In Bakgården, the city's creative corner, you will find Gallery Tone operated by Tone Nordhagen. She works with several different techniques and materials. Here you can see beautiful paintings in oil, acrylic and collage, watercolors, watercolor cards as well as pastel, pencil and charcoal drawings.

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Midtåsen

The beautiful former home of shipping magnate and philanthropist Anders Jahre is now owned by the municipality of Sandefjord. The house, which sits in 15 acres of grounds (Midtåsen), was built in the 1930s and designed by renowned Norwegian architect Arnstein Arneberg.

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Rock carvings and standing stones at Haugen Farm

Rock Carvings and Stone Formations At Haugen farm at Jåberg there are rock carvings dating back to 1500-500 BC showing farming symbols. These are so...

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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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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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The Whaling Museum

The Whaling Museum in Sandefjord is the only museum in Europe specialising in whales and the history of whaling. The original museum building houses a...

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Midtåsen Sculpture park

A sculpture park at Midtåsen featuring a selection of the works of Knut Steen in marble and bronze. The sculptures are placed within their own pavilion in the midst of beautiful natural surroundings.

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Sandefjord Church

Sandefjord church is locaded right in the midle of the town centre and is well known for its music program. The original church was a small white chur...
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