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Norwegian Oil Field Museum

The Nork Oljemuseum is an experience-based museum in the middle of the city of Stavanger where you can see undersea oil fields up close. This is a popular attraction for both children and adults.

Address: Kjeringholmen

Tel: +47 +47 93 93 00

Fax: +47 51 93 93 01

Email: post@norskolje.museum.no

Website: www.norskolje.museum.no

Sandefjord

Sandefjord is small town in the south of Norway, located 120km from Oslo and 20km from Larvik. It was an important trading zone during the Viking period that supported entire generations with whale hunting. Today Sandefjord is home to Europe's only whale hunting museum where you can learn about the whale hunting around the world. The museum displays a life size model of the world’s largest whale, the blue whale. During summer, Norwegians from all parts of the country come to Sandefjord to live the good life by the sea. The coastline offers a wide variety of sandy beaches and islets. The Sandefjord Torp Airport is one of Oslo's international airports, and there is a bus that goes to Sandefjord Airport from Oslo City which takes approximately 2 hours.

Canned Goods Museum

This museum is the world's only canned goods museum in which you can experience the canning operation of the past, diverted from the remains of what was formerly an oil sardine factory.

Address: Øvre Strandgt 88A

Tel: +47 51 84 27 00

Fax: +47 51 84 27 01 post@stavanger.museum.no

Website: www.stavanger.museum.no

Stavanger Cathedral

The Stavanger Cathedral was erected in the 12th century by King Sigurd Jorsalfar immediately following the Viking era with an ancient Normandy-style architectural construction left unchanged from the past.

Address: Domkirkeplassen

Tel: +47 51 84 04 00

Email: postmottak.kirkevergen@stavanger.kommune.no

Website: www.kirken.stavanger.no

The Old City

The old city of Stavnager is the largest old city in Northern Europe where rows of well-preserved wooden houses can be found. Almost all houses were constructed between the 18th and 19th century, and you can experience what it was like back then.


Christiansand Cathedral

The Christiansand Domkirke as an impressive building that is worth a visit if you have a day to spare in Kristiansand.

Address: Kirkegt.

Tel: +47 38 10 77 50

Email: domkirken@kristiansand.kommune.no

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