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Berg - Kragerø Museum

Type:Building/cultural environment

Lovisenbergvn. 45, 3770, Kragerø

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About

Berg is a charming manor house in Louis XVI style from 1803. The house used to belong to the family Homann in Kragerø. The last owner, Miss "Jenia" Homann who died in 1943, donated it to Kragerø Local Authorities for use as a museum. The main building has interior and furniture from different eras, mostly from the 1800s, but also from older periods and from "Jeia" Homann's own time. In addition to the manor house, there are also several buildings around Bergsbukta that have been transferred to the museum. All of them have connection to the coastal culture in Kragerø district. A new exhibition building houses collections from coastal environment and exhibitions devoted to art and coastal culture. The park and belonging forest is a beautiful and popular recreation area with nature trails and fine beaches for bathing in Helle Fjord. There are good parking space, guest harbour and well-protected natural harbour in the area. The museum building has museum shop and cafe.

At Berg Kragerø Museum you can see how the family Homan survived, and in the showroom you
can admire a beautiful toy collection, put yourself in Kragerøs past as a great ice trader, or see Edvard
Munch exhibition "Kragerø was good to me".

For more information get in contact with "The Friends of Berg - Kragerø Museum".

Facilities

General facilities

  • coach/truck parking
  • jetty
  • kiosk
  • parking place

Other services

  • bookshop
  • souvenirs

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Sigrid L
      Oslo, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Sailor's history in a beautiful park
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 28th June 2013
      The history of old Kragerø, a small village by the sea in south east of Norway, is told by several old buildings and a modern gallery with old tools, pictures and means from daily life, situated in a... Read full review
    • Bernt F
      Cache Creek, Canada
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      A great museum!
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 12th August 2015
      This great little museum is packed with history of the ice making era in Norway and as well as full of various shipping information with displays. If you are in Kragero, Norway make sure and stop... Read full review
    • delnorn
      Houston, Texas
      Trip Type:
      Business
      Slmall but Informative
      3 of 5 stars
      Friday, 3rd June 2016
      The museum is small but packed with information. This small community had a tremendous role in marine and ice history. Visitors get the opportunity to simulate situations involving moving ice and... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Contact

    Tel: 97774840

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