Clarion Collection Hotel Atlantic
Phone: (47) 33 428000
Fax: (47) 33 428100
Jernbanealleen 33, Sandefjord, NO, 3210
- Phone: (47) 33 428000
- Fax: (47) 33 428100
Arts & Museums
The Brekkeparken is a great site that offers moments of respite to the many visitors that pay a visit to it. Blessed with a large landscaped park, famous museums like the Telemark museum along with various other attractions like restaurants and a bookstore, it undoubtedly draws plenty of tourists each year. Offering visitors the best of both worlds from a sneak into the local history to typical farm-styled buildings, the site is quite vibrant and entertaining. Certainly, Brekkeparken is one such destination that can be admired and explored effortlessly. Exhibits can be viewed by appointment throughout the year. Call ahead for more details.
The Henrik Ibsen Museum is a reflection of the playwright and dramatist Henrik Ibsen's life and lifestyle. Known for his poetry and as a theater director, the father of contemporary drama is paid tribute to at this destination. Now serving as a museum, the historic home is a site full of collections by the veteran. The interiors of the home brings about a modern feel. There are multi-media exhibitions also staged here which interactively depicts the life of this playwright. Now owned by the Telemark Museum, it constituted the home of the theater master for 8 long years. For more details, do call ahead.
Located in a quiet corner of the city, the Stromstads Museum houses a huge collection of objects, artifacts and archived photographs. Apart from that, it has an extensive collection of local literature. The museum attracts hordes of visitors who come here to explore the past of the region. Besides that, the museum is full to its capacity when it organizes exhibitions and cultural events in its premises. Call ahead to know more.
Norwegian Mining Museum, Konsberg is responsible for the preservation of the flourishing history of Konsberg Silver Mines between the expansive period of 1623 to 1958. The time taken by the underground train to transport you to the mine is approximately 25 minutes, after which the temperature noticeably drops. You can either take a look at the mining collections preserved over 330 years, or participate in a treasure hunt or even witness a demonstration of the first 'Fahrkunst' lift. The Norwegian Mining Museum also arranges for various programs specifically for pupils and students providing an all-round academic view of the Silver Mine.