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Askim Museum, Askim

The museum's buildings are positioned as they would have been on a medium-sized farm in Askim in the middle of the last century.

Askim Museum
The museum is beautifully situated on Grøtvedtåsen and consists of a farmyard with two farmhouses, farm building, storehouse and dressing room. Below is "Kjøbmandsgaarden", where half the first floor is decorated like an old general store. On the second floor there are nice living rooms and a kitchen from the 1950s.

Askim museum magazine.
The area also houses the museum's magazine. This is under the "Randulfstua function rooms". Here you will find various exhibitions. At the moment there is a large exhibition from the Askim gummivarefabrik /Viking-Askim Here they also have their inventory. The magazine is open from Monday to Thursday at 09.00-12.00. Agreements can be made to post@askimmuseum.no

The nature park / Viking Square
To the west, a nature park has been created, or Vikingplassen as SFO and pupils call it. The park is open and free to all. Here you can have a barbecue and familiarize yourself with the flora and fauna. In the area you will find an amphitheater with lights all around, but also a small barbecue hut. Excellent place for a family picnic.

Randulfstua function room
Askim museum is a lovely place where it is popular to hold parties.

Opening hours
Askim museum is owned and operated by Askim history assosiation. Open in summer. For open days and guiding see here. Agreements outside opening hours can be made to post@askimmuseum.no.


Askim local history archive
In "Klokkergården" in Kirkegata 12 you will find the Askim local history archive. Images and text are registered and scanned here. In the collection, they have several hundred thousand photo motifs. The number of digitized images is approaching 200,000. The archive is open from Wednesday-Thursday at 09.00-12.00. Agreements can be made to post@askimmuseum.no

Last updated: 01/02/2024

Source: Visit Indre Østfold

Askim Museum, Askim

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