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Folgefonnsenteret - The Folgefonn Centre

The Folgefonn Centre in the village of Rosendal, on the Hardangerfjord, offers interactive exhibitions on the Folgefonna National Park, aquatic life in the Hardangerfjord, the world's water cycle, sustainable use of natural resources, and climate change.

Exhibits include: The global water cycleFolgefonna glacier The atmosphere, low pressure systems and precipitation WaterWater histories around the world EnergyThe Hardangerfjord Villages near Folgefonna – the people and their landscape Folgefonna National Park Biodiversity – the flora, fauna, rivers and streams of the Folgefonn Peninsula Adventures on the Folgefonna Glacier Our climate and climate researchers Extreme precipitation and natural disasters From the depths of the Hardangerfjord and the sea The ocean and the fjord communicate The ocean and climate change New treasures from the ocean Sea animals that "see" in the dark Sex in the sea Sustainable food production

 

Four films are shown at the centre: "Of Water it is created" - A Journey in the Waterscape of Western Norway  "The Drama of the Mountains" – geology "The Life of the Hardangerfjord" "The Roar of the Rutting Stags"

 

The Boatbuilding Museum – Skaaluren Collection Folgefonn Centre and the Boatbuilding Museum have joint admission. The Skaaluren Collection documents the history of wooden boatbuilding in Hardanger, with emphasis on the peak years 1850–1950. At the museum entrance, there is information about the region's modern maritime industries.

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Schedule

Opening hours Jan 15 - March 22 (2024)

Monday:
10:30–14:30
Tuesday:
10:30–14:30
Wednesday:
10:30–14:30
Thursday:
10:30–14:30
Friday:
10:00–14:30
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

Opening hours Mar 23 - May 16 (2024)

Weekdays:
10:00–15:00
Saturday:
12:30–16:30
Sunday:
12:30–16:30

Opening hours May 18 - Aug 31 (2024)

Weekdays:
10:00–18:00
Saturday:
10:00–18:00
Sunday:
10:00–18:00

Opening hours Sep 1 - Oct 6 (2024)

Weekdays:
10:00–15:00
Saturday:
12:30–16:30
Sunday:
12:30–16:30

Opening hours Oct 7 - Dec 15 (2024)

Monday:
10:00–14:30
Tuesday:
10:00–14:30
Wednesday:
10:00–14:15
Thursday:
10:00–14:30
Friday:
10:00–14:30
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

Prices

Adults:
NOK 125
Children:
NOK 65
Children 0-4 years:
Free
Family (two adults, children u/16 years):
NOK 300
Honnør:
NOK 100
Student:
NOK 100
Season ticket 2024:
NOK 400

Contact

Address:
  • Skålafjæro 17
  • 5470 ROSENDAL
Phone:
+47 53 48 42 80
Email:
post@folgefonnsenteret.no
Website:
folgefonnsenteret.no/

Facilities

Café:
Family-friendly:
Toilet:
Souvenirs/gift shop:
Season:
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Autumn
Environmentally certified:

Green certifications

Folgefonnsenteret - Folgefonn Center has received certification for its environmental efforts from:
  • MiljøfyrtårnMiljøfyrtårn
Environmental certification of private and public enterprises, also tourism.

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