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Eastern Norway Oslofjord Sandefjord

The Whale catcher Southern Actor

  • Brygga 1, Sandefjord
  • +47 94793341
  •  /  km From You

"Southern Actor" was built i 1950 for Sevilla Whaling Co. Ltd which was managed by Chr. Salvesen & Co., Scotland. The funnel still carries Salvesens colours. The whale catcher was brought to Sandefjord in 1989 and has undergone extensive restoration with former whalers having made an active contribution. It is fully operative with its original steam engine intact. Southern Actor is the only whale catcher from the Modern Whaling Epoch still found in original working order.

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Opening hours

Jun 1, 2018 – Jun 22, 2018
Daily: 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
Jun 23, 2018 – Aug 31, 2018
Daily: 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
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Description Price*
Adults Voksen (inkludert i billetten til Hvalfangstmuseet) 20.00 Tickets
Children Barn 7-17 år/honnør/student (inkludert i billetten til Hvalf 10.00 Tickets
Children 0-6 years Children Barn 0-6 år 0.00 Free of charge
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