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Drammen Theater has been lovingly restored to its original glory after a devastating fire in 1993 - Photo: Ingar Holm
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Drammen Theater has been lovingly restored to its original glory after a devastating fire in 1993 Photo: Ingar Holm

Attractions in the Drammen Region

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

Drammen Theater

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

Book tickets at the Drammen Theater website (in Norwegian only).

Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium art center

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

Drammen Museum

The 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. You will find it all in the Drammen Museum.

Holmsbu Art Gallery

In the gallery 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 Holmsbu Art Gallery a design which harmonises both with the landscape and the art exhibited.

Fossesholm Herregård manor

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 rebuilt in rococo style, as it still appears today. Fossesholm Manor is a splendid manor in Øvre Eiker.

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 styles. The Nøstetangen Museum has some historical glass collections.

Portåsen Farm

This small farm, where the Norwegian poet Herman Wildenvey lived during his childhood, is situated in beautiful and quiet surroundings in the Mjøndalen valley. At Portåsen Farm you can enjoy a presentation of material related to the poet's life and work.

Union Scene

Union Scene is a 26,250-square feet culture hall in the old paper mills in Drammen. There is almost always something happening here: Rock concerts, conferences, music teaching, multicultural events, theater performances and more.

Skoger Old Church

A medieval stone church, Skoger Old Church was built between the years 1200 and 1220, and is one of the oldest buildings in Drammen.

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Last updated:  2014-11-04
Drammen Theater has won awards for the restoration after the fire in 1993 - Photo: Drammens Teater
Drammen Theater 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 Theater has been lovingly restored to its original glory after a devastating fire in 1993 - Photo: Ingar Holm

Attractions in the Drammen Region

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

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.

Tourist Information in the Drammen Region

The tourist information in the city of Drammen is open all year and can help you with advice and information on how to explore the Drammen region.

Key Facts about the Drammen Region

The Drammen region is located centrally in Eastern Norway, about 25 miles from the capital city of Oslo.

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