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The Folgefonn Centre (in Rosendal)

  • Skålakaien, Kvinnherad
  • 53 48 42 80
  •  /  km From You

The new Folgefonn Centre in Rosendal offers interactive exhibitions on the Folgefonna National Park and aquatic life in the Hardangerfjord.

Exhibits include: •    The global water cycle •    Folgefonna glacier •    The atmosphere, low pressure systems and precipitation •    Water •    Water histories around the world •    Energy •    The Hardangerfjord •    Villages near Folgefonna – the people and their landscape •    Folgefonna National Park •    Biodiversity – the flora, fauna, rivers and streams of the Folgefonn Peninsula •    Adventures on the Folgefonna Glacier •    Our climate and climate researchers •    Extreme precipitation and natural disasters •    From the depths of the Hardangerfjord and the sea •    The ocean and the fjord communicate •    The ocean and climate change •    New treasures from the ocean •    Sea animals that "see" in the dark •    Sex in the sea •    Sustainable food production

Four films are shown at the centre: •    "Of Water it is created" - A Journey in the Waterscape of Western Norway •     "The Drama of the Mountains" – geology •    "The Life of the Hardangerfjord" •    "The Roar of the Rutting Stags"

The Boatbuilding Museum – Skaaluren Collection Folgefonn Centre and the Boatbuilding Museum have joint admission. The Skaaluren Collection documents the history of wooden boatbuilding in Hardanger, with emphasis on the peak years 1850–1950. At the museum entrance, there is information about the region's modern maritime industries.


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  • Access for wheelchairs
  • Adapted for disabled
  • Handicap friendly
  • Toilet for disabled persons
  • All year
  • Summer

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Opening hours

Sep 1, 2017 – Sep 15, 2017:
Daily: 10:00 AM–3:00 PM
Sep 18, 2017 – Dec 15, 2017:
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri 10:30 AM–2:30 PM
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