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Drammen Theatre, Norway Photo: Ingar Holm

Attractions in the Drammen Region

Enjoy a show in beautiful Drammen Theatre or challenge yourself with contemporary art at Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium.

Drammen Theatre

At Drammen Theatre you can experience the best of the performing arts in a sublime setting. The main stage has three rows of box seats, gold ornaments and decorations and excellent acoustics.

Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium

When you enter the old factory premises which now house Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, you will see and experience one of Norway’s most significant showcases for contemporary art. The “Art Laboratory” is internationally recognised and exhibits art from around the world.

Drammens Museum

Drammen Museum is an experience for history and art enthusiasts of all ages. You can see the impressive permanent collections of Nøstetangen glass, Baroque silver, eighteenth century Drammen faience, urban furnishings, textiles, interiors, church art and folk art.

Holmsbu Art Gallery

Here you will find paintings by the Norwegian painters Oluf Wold Torne, Thorvald Erichsen and Henrik Sørensen. The gallery was built in 1973, and the architect Bjart Mohr gave it a design which harmonises both with the landscape and the art exhibited.

Fossesholm Herregård

Fossesholm Herregård is a splendid manor in Øvre Eiker. The manor was the main building for the Foss estate, which was unified during the sixteenth century. In the eighteenth century the manor was beautifully embellished and re-built in rococo style, as it still appears today.

Nøstetangen Museum

This museum is based on the cultural heritage of Nøstetangen Glasværk. Nøstetangen Glasværk, Norway's first glassworks, was established in Hokksund in 1741 and produced table glasses and chandeliers in the German and English style. The Nøstetangen Museum has got some historical glass collections.

Portåsen Farm

This small farm, where the Norwegian poet Herman Wildenvey lived during his childhood, is situated in a beautiful and quiet surroundings in Mjøndalen. Enjoy a presentation of material related to the poet’s life and work.

Union Scene

Union Scene is a 8,000-square metre culture hall in the old paper mills in Drammen. There is always something happening here: Rock concerts, conferences, music teaching, multicultural events, theatre performances and so on.

Skoger Old Church

Skoger Old Church is a stone church from the Middle Ages. It was built between the years 1200 and 1220, and the church is therefore one of the oldest buildings in Drammen.

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Last updated:  2014-09-02
Drammen theatre has won awards for the restoration after the fire in 1993 - Photo: Drammens Teater
Drammen theatre has won awards for the restoration after the fire in 1993
Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium regularly hosts exhibitions with world-class artists - Photo: Rune Guneriussen
Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium regularly hosts exhibitions with world-class artists
Union Scene in Drammen hosts concerts, conferences, and gatherings of all types - Photo: Torbjørn Tandberg
Union Scene in Drammen hosts concerts, conferences, and gatherings of all types

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Drammen Theatre, Norway - Photo: Ingar Holm

Attractions in the Drammen Region

Enjoy a show in beautiful Drammen Theatre or challenge yourself with contemporary art at Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium.

Attractions in the Drammen Region

Source: Visitnorway

About Drammen

The Drammen Region

Combine urban life in the city of Drammen with a wilderness expedition, or an art trip in Vestfossen with a round of golf in picturesque surroundings.

Key facts about the Drammen Region

The Drammen Region is located centrally in Eastern Norway, not far from the capital city of Oslo.

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