The Slottsfjells Museum offers an exhibition on the Middle Ages, "The history of Tønsberg city" both in the museum and in the Slottfjell Tower on top of the hill, "Svend Foyn and Tønsberg", the Whale Hall and its whale skeletons and the Viking Hall with Norway's four preserved Viking ships and the history of the Oseberg find. From the Vestfold courtyard at Tallak you will see old buildings of Vestfold. The Slottsfjells Museum welcomes you to the museum and Castle Cafe.
In the midst of Tønsberg surrounded by beautiful surroundings you find the Slottsfjell museum. The museum and the area around it is cultural heritage that represent the city’s long history. Ruinparken shows remains of one of Norway’s most significant medieval citizen.
The Viking hall
In the museums Viking hall is Norway’s forth Viking ship, this is the only preserved ship which is placed outside Oslo. Adding to that the story of Oseberg findings, the grave with Europe’s biggest Viking discoveries was only found 3 km north of Tønsberg city centre.
The Whale hall
The exhibition show a whale skeleton of the normal types of whale that where usually caught. The blue whale, the world largest animal, approx. 27 meters long and weight 150 ton. The blue whale skeleton is the biggest preserved skeleton we know of today.
In Tallak, between Slottsfjell the “mountain” and the main museum Farmannsroad, is the museums outdoor area. Vestfold farm is from 1940-50 and is in typical Vestfold farm design. There are buildings transferred here from different places around the county.
Most og the buildings are open for the public while attending a tour.
In connection with Vestfold farm the café is open for visitors. In bright and modern surroundings, you are welcome to come for a lunch break.
Welcome to The Slottsfjell museum!
|Children Barn 7-17 år||50.00 Tickets|
|Groups min. 10 pers.||50.00 Per person|
|Children 0-6 years||0.00 Free entrance|
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