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Hardanger fartøyvernsenter

Welcome to Hardanger Maritime Centre

Open workshops – maritime activities

Hardanger Maritime Centre is a national maritime centre and museum.
It represents one of the biggest expert networks on restoration of boats and vessels in the Nordic countries.


Traditional maritime crafts

As a visitor, you are welcome to walk around the area, see craftsmen working, and visit the workshops. We have a small boat workshop, a smithy, a ropewalk, and  a slipway with bigger restoration projects. 


Family friendly  activities

Our focus is on activities – and if you’re a family, you can easily spend hours at our museum, making rop, wooden toy boats, rowing, and watching crafts videos.


Opening hours (sept-april)

Tuesday—Friday: 10am — 2pm

(we are also available for tours and group bookings outside regular opening hours – contact us for bookings)

  • Adults: 110 NOK
  • Kids/students:  60 NOK
  • Family: 250 NOK


Find us

Our museum is situated in the beautiful Hardanger region, a little more than an hour drive from Bergen.

If you arrive by bus, the museum is a 5 minute walk along the fjord, from the Norheimsund terminal.

Visiting address: Sandvenvegen 50, 5600 Norheimsund

By boat/GPS: Coordinates 60.365845834   / 6.1482238769 long



Contact info:

Postal address:
P.O. Box 53, NO-5600 Norheimsund

Tel.: (+47) 474 79 839

Org. no 987 927 704


NB! Stengt til 14. april grunna lokale smitteverntiltak

Tys-fre kl 10-14


Sandvenvegen 50, 5600 Norheimsund

Tlf: 474 79 839


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Opening hours

Closed till April 14 due to infection control

Sept-April: Tues—Friday, 10 AM—2 PM



Adr: Sandvenvegen 50, Norheimsund

Tel: +47 474 79 839


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