Our landscape, with its many different rocks, tells an exciting and very long story!
In the Geopark's visitor centre, the very longest story of Vestfold and Telemark is told, spanning a full 1,500 million years.
In the center you will find various rocks, minerals, mammoth teeth, dinosaur models, microscopes, video installations, maps, exhibitions and more.
What does sand look like under the microscope or what can you see in a drop of water when the organisms "bloom" in the spring? Or maybe there are some radioactive rocks in the exhibition?
The visitor center usually has a geologist on hand who is happy to answer questions or show around. Opening hours: Weekdays 10am-3pm.
Tel: + 47 913 88 445
Borgestad Church at Borgestad in Skien was consecrated of 24 May 1907.
Christian burial grounds, cooking pits and "witches graves".
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The log driver monument on Smieøya.
The artist at Møllaveggen is Spaik Romero Guerra of Mexico.
New, modern fish ladder in down town of Skien.
Design dedicated some former Skiens citizens.
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In this building, in the corner room on the 2nd floor, Henrik Ibsen was born.