Learn more about the history of Fredrikstad and the people and events that shaped the city at Fredrikstad Museum in the Fortress town.
Østfoldmuseene - Fredrikstad Museum is located in the Tøihuset in the Old Town, with entrance from Tøihusgaten, where they have both permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Fredrikstad Museum has their own "History bar", called "Bar 1567". The "bartender" in Bar 1567 on the museum's ground floor serves you the history of Fredrikstad in a completely new and innovative way.
In the exhibition, you meet women and men from high and low in society who have left their footprints in the city.
On the museum's 2nd floor you will find the Timeline. Here you get closer to the objects and can immerse yourself in the story and the people. In the Timeline you can learn about the city's history through a chronological exhibition that shows objects from the city's long history, bound together through texts about people who have lived here.