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01.04.2020

Vest-Agder Museum Kristiansand

Vest-Agder Museum Kristiansand or simply Kristiansand Museum (formerly Vest-Agder Fylkesmuseum) was founded in 1903 and is located in Kristiansand, Norway. The museum consists of a main building with collections and 40 old buildings, grouped by where they previously stood.

  • Setesdaltunet consists of buildings from Valle and Bykle in Aust-Agder County, containing houses for living, stabbur, sauna and barns. The oldest buildings date from the middle of the 17th century. The farm shows how the housing and living conditions developed in Setesdal until 1920.
  • Vest-Agdertunet consists of farmhouse, storehouse, barn/stable, barn and schoolhouse from Eiken in Hægebostad municipality Vest-Agder County, originally built in the period 1859-1875
  • "Bygaden" (the town street) consists of houses, taken from town centre Kvadraturen in Kristiansand. The collection includes general store, workshops and houses for living with interiors, time typical for the late 19th century.
  • Mini city is a miniature model of Kvadraturen, the city centre of Kristiansand, as the city appeared in the 1890s. "Mini-builders" is a group of enthusiasts who have built the model as a hobby.
  • Refugees cabin: Near the main building is a cabin that was used by resistance fighters on the run from Gestapo during World War II.

 

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