MUSEUMS IN SOGN AND FJORDANE

Bring your family back in time for a learning experience, or encounter art by well known artists.
Museums in Sogn and Fjordane comprises a total of 13 different sites, spread across the enture county. At our museums you can learn about how people in Sogn and Fjordane have lived and worked, encounter art by well-known local artists, and learn about Norwegian tourism at our new museum in Balestrand. You can participate in various activities and events for the whole family. Below you wil find useful information about our sites. Welcome to an enriching learning experience!

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Sogn og Fjordane Museum of Fine Art,Førde

The primary purpose of the Museum of Fine Art is to display the region's history of art,with a focus on the 18th century,contemporary art,handicrafts,design and architecture. The museum is housed in a new building in the town of Førde,which has won an international award for its distinctive architecture. The museum also has temporary exhibitions throughout the year. Visitors can enjoy refreshments at «Kafé Sobraand browse in the spacious museum shop,where art from local artists is on sale.

       

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Plan your visit

Address
Storehagen 1
6800 Førde
Tlf: +47 974 21 565

Opening hours
All year roundTuesday - Sunday Kl 11-16
Ticket prices
Without guide 
AdultsNOK 50,-
Children aged 0-18 årFree admission
Groups 3+NOK 35,-
With guide 
AdultsNOK 75,-
Senior citizensNOK 50,-
Groups 10*+NOK 50,-

Plan your visit

Anders Svor Museum
Grodås
6761 Hornindal
Tl: 57 87 97 76/951 05 176
20.05-19.06 – Sat. and Sun. 12-15
20.06-09.08 – Daily 11-17
10.08-20.09 – Sat. and Sun. 12-15
   
Eikaasgalleriet
Ålhus
6847 Vassenden
22.03.-31.05. – Wed., Sat., Sun. 11-16
01.06.-14.08. – daily 11-17
15.08.-15.10. – Wed., Sat., Sun. 11-16
For other opening hours, on agreement.
   
Sogn Kunstsenter – Gjesmegalleriet
Lærdal Kulturhus
6887 Lærdal
Tel: 48 27 75 26
20.05.-31.05 daily 11-15
01.06.-30.06 daily 10-17
01.07-16.08 daily 10-18
17.08.-31.08 daily 10-17
01.09.-20.09 daily 11-15
 
Same prices for all three museums above: Adults: NOK 50 Children (aged 0-18) free admission Group: NOK 35 (3+)

Astruptunet
Sandal
6847 Vassenden
Tel 57 72 67 82 / 992 02 676
20.05-19.06 - Sat and Sun 11-16
20.06-16.08 - Daily 10-17
17.08-20.09 - Sat og Sun 11-16
Tickets/ guided tour NOK 75
To book a guided tour outside of ordinary opening hours,
call +47 57 72 67 82 / 99 20 26 76
   
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Photographer: Espen Mills

Millstone Park,Hyllestad

The Millstone Park has been created as an exhibition centre for the history of millstones in Hyllestad. Find traces on the rocks and in the landscape dating back to the Viking era,and take a trip back in time following in the footprints of the age-old stone cutters. An exciting experience for both young and old. Activities for children and adults during the summer,such as stone cutting,working in the forge etc. Coffee and millstone bread for sale.

   

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Plan your visit

Address
6957 Hyllestad
Tlf: +47 458 71 940
Opening hours
20. June - 23. AugustDaily 12-16
Ticket prices
AdultsNOK 60,-
Children aged 0-7 årFree admission
Children aged 7-15 årNOK 30,-
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photographer: Espen Mills

Nordfjord Folk Museum,Sandane

Visit the museum to learn about the lives of the people in Nordfjord throughout history. In addition to the museum building,there is an open air museum in the beautiful scenery ofJølet and you can visit the museum's own hydropower plant. This is a wonderful area for walks in both summer and winter. The Holvik sloop,the very last cargo sloop from the 17th century,is on exhibition nearby the museum. Café and museum shop. Guiding for groups.

   

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Plan your visit

Address
Gota 16
6823 Sandane
Tlf: +47 57 88 45 40

Address

Until 1.June 2016 Monday - Friday 11-15

1. June-31.AugustSunday - Friday 11-17
Rest of the yearSunday - Friday 11-15

 

Ticket prices
AdultsNOK 70,-
Children aged 10-18 yearsNOK 40,-
Group *NOK* 700,-

 

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The Coastal Museum in Sogn og Fjordane,Florø

The Coastal Museum has exhibitions illustrating the history of villages and towns on the coast of Norway,from the Stone Age and up to the petroleum era. The museum organises activities for both children and adults. The park around the museum has a wonderful trail to follow with boards providing information about nature and culture,and charming picnic spots. During the summer,goats graze in the park and you can hire a row boat. Café and museum shop. Guiding on request

   

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Plan your visit

Address
Brendøyvegen
6900 Florø
Tlf: +47 57 74 22 33

Opening hours
21 - June - 17. AugustMonday - Friday 11-18
Saturday - Sunday 12-16
Rest of the yearMonday - Friday 10-15
Sunday 12-15

 

Ticket prices
AdultsNOK 70,-
Children aged 0-18 årFree admission
Students/senior citizensNOK 50,-
Groups during opening hours *NOK 50,-
Groups outside of opening hours *NOK 80,-

Vågsberget, Vågsøy

This is one of the most complete and best preserved trading posts and old guesthouses in Norway. Meeting rooms and function suites for hire.

Practical information

Plan your visit

Open from 23 June – 14 August
Thurs.-Sun. 12.00-18.00
Ticket prices for Vågsberget NOK 30 for the indoors exhibition and NOK 50 for the exhibition and a guided tour of the hamlet.
Children aged 0-18 free admission
     
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Sunnfjord Museum,Førde

Sunnfjord Museum is set in beautiful surroundings that form an open air museum with buildings dating back as early as the 16th century to around the 20th century. Wonderful paths to follow, a herb garden and activities for children. The museum has collections exhibiting the daily life of the inhabitants of Sunnfjord. Rooms for hire for meetings, events and parties. The museum also has a café and shop. Guides are available.

   

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Plan your visit

Address
Movika
6819 Førde
Tlf: +47 57 72 12 20

Opening hours
1. June - 30. June & 16. Aug. - 30. Aug.Monday - Friday 10-16
Saturday - Sunday 12-17
1. July - 15. Aug.Monday - Friday 10-18
Saturday - Sunday 12-17
1. Sept. - 31. MayMonday - Friday 10-15

 

Ticket prices
AdultsNOK 60,-
Children aged 0-18Free admission
Students / senior citizensNOK 40,-
GroupsNOK * 40,-

 

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Photographer: Espen Mills

The Heiberg Collections,Sogn Folk Museum,Sogndal

The museum provides a fascinating insight into the lives of the people of Sogn,from the Medieval era and up to present date. The museum also comprises a traditionally run farm,and is home to a lot of animals during the summer. The open air museum is the perfect place for children,with two play areas and nature trails. The museum also has a café and shop. Visitors can enjoy guided tours and an audio-guide.

       

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Plan your visit

Address
Vestrheim
6854 Kaupanger
Tlf: +47 57 67 82 06

Opening hours
May and SeptemberDaily 10-15
June,July and AugustDaily 10-17
October - AprilMonday - Friday 10-15
Ticket prices
AdultsNOK 80,-
Children aged 0-7 årFree admission
7 - 15 årNOK 30,-
Students/senior citizensNOK 70,-
FamilyNOK 170,-
GroupsNOK 60,-

Other locations for exhibitions

Sogn Fjord Museum, Kaupanger

The Heiberg Collections have collections at this museum relating to the fjord and life on the fjord. June, July, August: Daily 10.00-17.00 Free admission

Norwegian Museum of Tourism

Opens in 2016. For info: Visit our website

Practical information

Plan your visit

Sogn Fjordmuseum
6854 Kaupanger
Tel: 57 67 82 06
   
Norsk Reiselivsmuseum
Opning 2016.
Holmen 15, 6899 Balestrand
Tel 474 53 053
   

Stiftinga Musea i Sogn og Fjordane, Gota 16, 6823 Sandane
Epost: post@misf.museum.no Tlf.: 990 94 777 Org.nr. 994 179 136
Bankkonto: 3705 16 96647 IBAN: NO6137051696647 SWIFT: SOFJNO22
Faktura på epost: faktura@misf.no