– Ein del av Hardanger og Voss museum

– A part of Hardanger and Voss museum

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Information to our visitors

We are currently building a new visitor centre, that will open in 2025!

Throughout the construction period, the museum will remain open to our visitors. 

 We kindly request that you use public parking on the main road before the driveway entrance.

We sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding regarding any inconvenience this situation may pose. 

Hardanger fartøyvernsenter

Welcome to Hardanger Maritime Centre

Opening hours 2024


Summer 2024: 

Monday to Sunday: 10 pm – 5 pm

(the last day of summer season is Sunday Sept. 1st.)


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

Open workshops – maritime activities

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

  • Adults: 120 NOK
  • Kids/students:  70 NOK
  • Family: 260 NOK


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 rope, wooden toy boats, rowing, and watching crafts videos.


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
Email: fartoyvern@hvm.museum.no

Org. no 987 927 704