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Harstad

Skjærstad Herring Oil Factory

  • Kasfjord, Harstad
  • +47 77018380
  •  /  km From You
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The only completely preserved herring oil factory from the early 1900s in Norway.

The factory was built in 1922-23. It was operational until 1928 and has been preserved in its orgininal state. It was a sesonal business, linked to the herring fishing season, which lasted from September until Christmas.

Herring fishing was one of the most important industries in thos days. The factory on Skjærstad is today the only fully preserved herring oil factory in Norway from this period.

Contact www.stmu.no for further information or booking.


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General

Season
  • All year

Accommodation

Hotel facilities
  • Barbeque
  • Family-friendly

Outdoor Activities

Activities
  • Barbeque site

Plan Your Trip

Getting here
  • Coach/bus parking
  • Parking
Services
  • Family-friendly

Things To Do

Theme park
  • Family-friendly
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Harstad, Norway
The latitude and longitude
68° 51' 42" N / 16° 15' 29" E
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