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  1. Add Sandbekken Bygdetun/Village to your Itinerary

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    Sandbekken
    5570 Aksdal

    Sandbekken Bygdetun village is a small collection of old build- ings, which includes the Cleng Peerson house. the house was moved here in 1975 in conjunction with the 150-year commem- oration of emigration to america. Cleng Peerson from tysvær led...

  2. Add Tysværtunet Gallery to your Itinerary

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    Aksdalsvegen 157
    5570 Aksdal

    The gallery is located in the entrance lobby of tysværtunet Kulturhus Cultural Centre, and has the capacity for exhibit- ing diverse works of art. Most of the exhibitions are held under the auspices of tysvær art society in conjunction with the...

  3. Add Nordvegen History Centre - Experience Norway’s Birthplace to your Itinerary

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    Kong Augvaldsvei 103
    4262 Avaldsnes

    For 3000 years chieftains and kings controlled the strait Karmsundet – Nordvegen – the shipping lane that gave Norway its name. At Nordvegen History Centre you can learn about the sovereigns that controlled the coast of Norway from Avaldsnes. Some...

  4. Add Museet i Mælandsgården to your Itinerary

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    Søragadå
    4280 Skudeneshavn

    The museum is situated in the old, preserved wooden building in skudeneshavn. the museum provides an insight into how the town grew in the 1800s during the rich herring fishery period. You can see how a middle-class family lived 150 years ago. the...

  5. Add Fartein Valen Homestead to your Itinerary

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    5554 Valevåg

    Composer Fartein valen’s home is located a half-hour’s drive north of haugesund town centre, and is just before Bømlafjord tunnel. Fartein valen was among the most well known norwegian composers, but was probably more recognised for his work abroad...

  6. Add Mikal L. Klovning's Seahouse to your Itinerary

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    Sørevågen
    5547 Utsira

    Mikal L. Klovning was a herring fisherman until 1955, when the herring fisheries came to an end. In contrast to other people, Klovning believed the herring would return. He therefore took excellent care of the boathouse and fishing equipment, and...

  7. Add Dokken open-air museum – Old Haugesund to your Itinerary

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    Brogt. 1d-13c
    Hasseløy
    5527 Haugesund

    Dokken is a small, atmospheric district that dates back to the very early days of Haugesund. It is a place where you can see boathouses with living quarters, a herring salting plant, cooperage, general store and apartment buildings from the herring...

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    Guide Price NOK 30.- to NOK 50.- Admission
  8. Add Nedstrand regional museum to your Itinerary

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    5560 Nedstrand

    Nedstrand Village Museum has several collections and departments. The old customs post from «Ryfylke Customs Station» has been rebuilt in a protected building on the ferry quay. The timber dates from 1550, which makes it one of the oldest preserved...

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    Guide Price NOK 50.- Admission
  9. Add Hiltahuset - The oldest house on Røvær to your Itinerary

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    5549 Røvær

    The Hilta-house is a museum located on the small island Røvær. It is the oldest house on the island. It is centrally placed close to the meetinghouse and the school, and only a few hundred metres from the sea. Once the lot was the county court yard...

    Guide Price

    Guide Price NOK 30.- Admission
  10. Add Åkrehamn Coast Museum to your Itinerary

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    Buktav.
    4270 Åkrehamn

    The Coastal Museum is home to a large number of objects and photographs that depict Karmøy’s past as an important fishing centre. the exhibition covers the contact between west Karmøy and america. nora seahouse is one of the few herring- salting...

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