After the Second World War, the need for a new cultural centre had become increasingly pressing each year, as had the need for a community centre.
Hence the plans for the two buildings were combined to create an all-purpose building for Skien and Grenland as a whole, and the plans for a cultural centre were born. And the name suggested itself: anything other than Ibsenhuset was unthinkable!
Ibsenhuset is named after Skien's famous son, Henrik Ibsen.
Their gallery is in the Cultural Centre called Ibsenhuset, which opened in 1973.
In this building, in the corner room on the 2nd floor, Henrik Ibsen was born.
The first owner of Altenburggården was probably Johan Altenburg, Henrik Ibsen's…
Welcome to the world's most beautiful channel, The Telemark Canal!
The Norges Bank building was built close to Skien church.
Telemark Kunstsenter (Telemark Art Senter) is a center of competence for professional…
Skien church was completed in 1894 after the great town fire.
New, modern fish ladder in down town of Skien.
Mosaikk - hidden pearls in the centre of Skien.
The Ibsen Steps were restored in April 1995.
Snipetorp is Skien's oldest residential after the city fires in 1854 and 1886.
The log driver monument on Smieøya.
Skien sluse is the first lock in the Telemark Canal, with connection between Skienselva…
The manor house at Søndre Brekke is truly magnificent.
Lie cemetery with Lietorvet shopping center in Skien, was given in 1841 as a gift from…