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Vitengarden (science farm)

  • Kviavegen 99, Hå
  • 47 77 60 20
  •  /  km From You
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Jærmuseet Vitengarden (the Science Farm) is an architecturally interesting building, complete with an activity farm for children. At the science farm visitors shall "learn by doing" – you are invited to be active and explore science and history in new and absorbing ways. Where does our food come from, for how long do you have to cycle in order to burn it off? Do you dare to explore the treasures if the dark bog? How much horsepower do you generate? Explore this and much more at Vitengarden.

Vitengarden is especially devoted to the "green" sciences and provides experiences and information about the cultural landscape, development of tools, agriculture and food production through the ages, with main emphasis on modern-day Jaeren.

Jærmuseet was awarded the "Museum of the Year 2009" award in Norway. The museum also received the European "Micheletti Award 2009", for best technological museum in Europe.

Kvia 4H and museumfarm. The farm is situated just by the Jær Museum, this shows life at a typical Jæren farm stead with environments dating back to the 1950s. There are animals such as old cattle bread, horses, pigs and chicken.

The farm was established in 1878 same year as the Jæren railway and the house faces to the east as the people wanted to observe the "new technical wonder".

2 km of trails near the Jærmuseum. Recreational area with cultural monuments, old graves and traces of farms and farming through thousands of years. There is also a cultural trail and a barbecue area.

Café and museum shop.

Marked path from Ringvegen, Nærbø centre south off Opstadvegen to the museum.

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  • Theatre Capacity 84
  • Conference rooms 2
  • Banquet Capacity 200
  • Number of Rooms 2
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Hå, Norway
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58° 39' 19" N / 5° 37' 51" E
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