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Skien lock

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3724, Skien

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The lock has a lift height of 5 meters and is located on Smieøya in Skien. The building started in 1854 and was completed in 1861.

Skien lock is the first closure facility in the Telemark Canal. Below the locks it's a breakaway for pleasure boats. Above the locks, in Hjellevannet. you can find guest harbor and service facilities.

Short distance to shops and cafees/restaurants. 

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Contact

Tel: 35 90 55 20

What's Nearby

  1. The log driver monument

    The log driver monument on Smieøya.

    50 m away
  2. The Telemark Canal

    Welcome to the world's most beautiful channel, The Telemark Canal!

    180 m away
  3. Fish ladder

    New, modern fish ladder in down town of Skien.

    182 m away
  1. Spriten Kunsthall

    Spriten Kunsthall is located on Klosterøya, a few minutes walk from the center of Skien.

    272 m away
  2. Stockmannsgården

    In this building, in the corner room on the 2nd floor, Henrik Ibsen was born.

    400 m away
  3. Ibsenhuset

    Ibsenhuset is named after Skien's famous son, Henrik Ibsen.

    439 m away
  4. Ibsenhusets historie

    Ibsenhuset was officially opened on 9 September 1973 and at the time was Norway’s most…

    438 m away
  5. Snipetorp district

    Snipetorp is Skien's oldest residential after the city fires in 1854 and 1886.

    441 m away
  6. Skiens Art Association

    Their gallery is in the Cultural Centre called Ibsenhuset, which opened in 1973.

    500 m away
  7. Altenburggården

    Altenburggården

    The first owner of Altenburggården was probably Johan Altenburg, Henrik Ibsen's…

    501 m away
  8. The Ibsen stairs

    The Ibsen Steps were restored in April 1995.

    513 m away
  9. Telemark Museum

    The manor house at Søndre Brekke is truly magnificent.

    581 m away
  10. The Ibsen Theatre

    Teater Ibsen is a touring company (in the counties of Telemark and Vestfold) and stages…

    604 m away
  11. Brekkeparken

    Brekkeparken in Skien municipality is part of the Telemark Museum.

    610 m away
  12. The Rat-Wife sculpture

    The sculpture Rat Virgin is located near by Skien centre, at Bakkestranda. 

    618 m away
  13. Brekkeparken in Skien

    Brekkeparken is one lovely place to visit, beautiful garden and great views of the town…

    615 m away
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