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Phone: (47) 38 12 86 00
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Arts & Museums
Located amidst lush greens, is the interesting site more commonly known as the Agder Naturmuseum og Botanisk Hage. On-location is a natural history museum that is home to wide collections related to zoology and botany. Exhibits displayed depict the transition from Ice age to the current scenario. The museum outhouse is surrounded by a botanical garden that offers visitors the chance to experience rare botanical beauty. Home to the most varied collection of succulent plants, the site has something for everyone. The botanical gardens are open all year long. Perfect for both history lovers and nature enthusiasts, the attraction is one of a kind that is worth exploring. Check website for more details about varying open days.
The famous open-air museum Vest-Agder Fylkesmuseum recreates the life and culture of Norway in the 18th and 19th Century. The largest museum of its kind, it displays traditional costumes, folklore artifacts, thematic and photographic exhibits with an historical and cultural significance. It is the ideal place to check out the rich history of the area with displays of ancient furnishings, utensils and other rustic household elements. All in all, a large open-air venue that attracts people of all ages. Check website for more details.
The Kristiansand Kanonmuseum or more locally, the Gun Museum has a story to tell. The center is not simply a sterile building of artistic displays, rather it features massive canons that today stands as a testimony to the earlier German invasion of Norway. The most popular and notable cannon is the incredible German Vara Battery. For its unique identity, the site always gets a mention and is well worth a visit. Call ahead for more details.