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Things to do in Skien

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Ranked #1 of 18 attractions in Skien
Category: Bodies of Water; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #2 of 18 attractions in Skien
Category: Sports Complexes
Skien fritidspark is one of the largest sports facilities in Norway.
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Ranked #3 of 18 attractions in Skien
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #4 of 18 attractions in Skien
Category: Theaters; Performances
Owner description: The dramatist Henrik Ibsen lived on the small farm of Venstop from the age of 7 to 15. His childhood home is today, a modern... more » Owner description: The dramatist Henrik Ibsen lived on the small farm of Venstop from the age of 7 to 15. His childhood home is today, a modern museum devoted to the writer. It is a museum for those who want something out of the ordinary. Here, the writings of Ibsen are presented through the media of film, pictures, talking-heads and holograms. In the depths of the barn, you may enter Ibsen's top hat, allowing you to experience the genius of this writer's brain! You can enjoy all this within the confines of delightful listed buildings and a pleasant country garden. « less
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Ranked #5 of 18 attractions in Skien
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
Owner description: Borgestad Church was consecrated of 24 May 1907, and was a gift from Prime minister Gunnar Knutsen and his wife. Architect... more » Owner description: Borgestad Church was consecrated of 24 May 1907, and was a gift from Prime minister Gunnar Knutsen and his wife. Architect Henrik Nilsen, who took the English country church as his model, designed the beautiful stone church. The Church has beautiful stained glass created by Emanuel Vigeland in 1918 - 1919, illustrating various passages from the Bible. « less
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Ranked #6 of 18 attractions in Skien
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Ranked #7 of 18 attractions in Skien
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Adventure factory is Scandinavia's largest indoor play facility in the jungle environment, aimed at children from 1 to 13... more » Owner description: Adventure factory is Scandinavia's largest indoor play facility in the jungle environment, aimed at children from 1 to 13 years. 1-3 year olds have their own department. Here the children stimulus and movement. Here are the largest play structure with two floors of the trampolines, huge slides, ball cannons and much, much more. Here, all children can jump, play, run, noise, mess and enjoy themselves as much as they want. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The adults can go in the cafeteria, playing billiards or tenis. Wireless internet. Large flat screens with the best channels. « less
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Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Religious Sites
Owner description: Nenset church is a long church from 1961 in Skien, Telemark county. The building is concrete and has 250 seats. Consecrated... more » Owner description: Nenset church is a long church from 1961 in Skien, Telemark county. The building is concrete and has 250 seats. Consecrated in 1997. « less
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Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
Octagonal church built in 1859 in three with 300 seats. Architect G. Kongerod.
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Category: Horse Tracks
You find Huldas Iceland Horses at Hanes, 10 km from the centre of Skien.
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Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Religious Sites
Owner description: The church was decicated in 1999 and has a resilient, yet timeless church architectural form. The church holds many... more » Owner description: The church was decicated in 1999 and has a resilient, yet timeless church architectural form. The church holds many opportunities for different activities, collections and offers. « less
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Owner description: Ibsenhuset is a multipurpose centre witch aim to offer all kind of entertainment as well as a flexible range of meeting... more » Owner description: Ibsenhuset is a multipurpose centre witch aim to offer all kind of entertainment as well as a flexible range of meeting rooms. The house is a professional and functional centre for courses, conferences, exhibitons, meetings and special events. Ibsenhuset offers also a in house restaurant and bar with great cuisine and wines. « less
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Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Religious Sites
Owner description: Gulset Church is a working church from 1986 in Skien. The church has been under renovation which was completed in 2009, and... more » Owner description: Gulset Church is a working church from 1986 in Skien. The church has been under renovation which was completed in 2009, and is today a modern working church. « less
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Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The collection of Lundetangen Brewery is unique with old labels, bottles and various things which shows the history of the... more » Owner description: The collection of Lundetangen Brewery is unique with old labels, bottles and various things which shows the history of the Lundetangen Brewery established in 1854. Guided tours arranged in advance tel.+47 40 49 34 00 « less
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Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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