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Nordvegen History Centre - Experience Norway’s Birthplace

Kong Augvaldsvei 103
4262 Avaldsnes

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Opening Times

High season (29 Apr 2019 - 29 Sept 2019)
Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:00
Saturday11:00 - 16:00
Sunday12:00 - 17:00

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Kolumbus bus 208, 209 and 210 run from Haugesund to Avaldsnes. From here it is about 10 min walk to Nordvegen History Center. For schedules see:



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