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Attractions, places and history in Skien

  1. Henrik Ibsen bust in Skien
    Henrik Ibsen is born in Skien and we have
  2. family at Henrik Ibsen Museum Venstøp
    Visit the Henrik Ibsen museum in Skien and experience the playwright's childhood home as it was when Henrik lived here. Try skittles, puppetry or dress up.
    1. tulips in Brekkeparken
      The main building, Søndre Brekke farm in Brekkeparken, is truly magnificent and has housed several traditional families.
    2. MS Henrik Ibsen on the Telemark Canal
      The Telemark Canal with its beautiful locks starts in Skien and ends in Dalen. Join various day trips or boat trips with accommodation.
    3. fishing ladder in Skien
      New, modern fish ladder in down town of Skien.
    4. Skien has an exceptional geological diversity. A tour across the Skien-Gjerpendalen valley is a tour through 1500 million years of geological history.