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One of the largest existing cannons in the world can be seen in Kristiansand, Norway - Photo: Anders Martinsen©Inspirasjon Sørlandet AS
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Vest Agder Museums in Southern Norway

Vest-Agder Museum: Cultural heritage museums in Southern Norway. The museum union includes eight museums, located close to each other in the south. More...
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One of the largest existing cannons in the world can be seen in Kristiansand, Norway - Photo: Anders Martinsen©Inspirasjon Sørlandet AS

Vest Agder Museums in Southern Norway

Vest-Agder Museum: Cultural heritage museums in Southern Norway. The museum union includes eight museums, located close to each other in the south.

Vest Agder Museums in Southern Norway

Source: Visitnorway

Vest Agder Museums in Southern Norway

Mandal

Sjølingstad Uldvarefabrik

The factory was built in 1894, and has been designated a national monument to the textile industry in Norway.

Vennesla

Setesdalsbanen

Narrow gauge museum railway (1067 mm) with steam engines and carriages more than a hundred years old still in use.

Mandal

Mandal museum

The town museum is located in a magnificent merchant’s house built in 1805.

Kristiansand S

Gimle Farm

The Vest-Agder-Museum Gimle Gård is dating from about 1800. A cultural museum of historic interest.

Kristiansand S

Kristiansand Canon Museum

A historical defence museum that features a heavy German coastal defence battery from 1940-45, with the world's largest land-based cannon (337 tonnes). Plenty of other material from WWII. Sale of military surplus material. Viewpoint. In the vicinity of hiking areas and bathing places.

Vanse

Lista Museum

Lista’s interesting history is depicted through an extensive exhibition of collected historical items and traditional buildings. The exhibition “The...

Flekkefjord

Flekkefjord museum

The museum is a historical protected building from the 17th century.

Kristiansand S

Kristiansand museum

Kristiansand museum, is southern Norway's largest historical museum.

About Southern Norway

Key facts about Southern Norway

Sørlandet is the southernmost region of Norway, with 30 municipalities and approximately 285,000 inhabitants.

Getting to Southern Norway and around

Kristiansand is the communications centre in Southern Norway. It has extensive train, bus, ferry and plane links with the rest of Norway and abroad.

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Lindesnes Fyr – Norway’s oldest lighthouse

Lindesnes Lighthouse is Norway’s southernmost point. Spend a few hours or stay several days. The weather, water and nature are all breathtaking.

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