The Fisheries museum in Hjertøya
The Fisheries Museum on Hjertøya, just 10 minutes by boat from Molde. Summer shuttle boat Hjertøy departs from Torget.
The museum is made as a small fishing village with houses, fishermen's shacks, cod-liver oil factory, engineering workshop and a large collection of boats. It portrays local coastal culture, working life and living conditions from around 1850. Free exhibition of the multi artist Kurt Schwitters and "Die große Merz" pillar on the Hjertøy square. Nature path through the landscape of the island.
The guided tour gives you a great impression of the life and work on the Romsdal coast. You will also visit a boat hall showing various types of boats which have been used until recently. An "åttring" is an eight oar rowing boat which represents a continous boat builing tradition from pre-Viking Age.
Last updated: 01/29/2024