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The Fortress Museums, Fredriksten Fortress

  • Fredriksten festning, Indre festning, Halden
  • 69 19 09 80
  •  /  km From You
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Historical exhibitions of the fortress Fredriksten and Halden.

War history museum - open every day from Primo June – Ultimo August.
For groups visiting beyond opening hours - please contact Halden Turist / Østfoldmuseene

Guided tours daily (Ultimo June - Medio August) at 12:00, 13:30 og 15:00.

Exhibitions:
«Fear and honour. Fredrikshald and Fredriksten 1814»
«Allmost half of Norway» – Bohuslän and 1658
«Husker bare hva som hendte…» - Svenskekrigene og Karl XII
«Carved in stone» - Fredriksten fortress 350 years
«Union at the border» - Union Resolution in 1905.

The history of Halden is shown as an own exhibition:
«The city burns!» - incidents throughout the 8 great city fires

The bakery and brewery inside the Inner fortress is Norway's oldest of its kind. Built in 1695 it could supply bread for a total of 5000 men everyday, in addition to 3000 litres of light-beer.


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  • Source: Halden Turist

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Apr 28, 2017 - May 28, 2017: Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Jun 1, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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Halden, Norway
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59° 7' 11" N / 11° 23' 49" E
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